Four adults in a car wearing seatbelts

Seat Belts Save Lives

Effective November 1, 2020, all motor vehicle passengers aged 16 and older must be restrained by a seat belt.
Improving Highway Safety in New York State

The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) coordinates traffic safety activities in the state and shares useful, timely information about traffic safety and the state's highway safety grant program.

The Committee is comprised of thirteen agencies who have missions related to transportation and safety. The GTSC is chaired by the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles and acts as the state's official liaison with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

New York State 2021 Driver Opinion Survey
Tell us what you think!
We would like input on traffic safety and driving behaviors from New York State licensed drivers. Please take our short (5-minute) driver opinion survey. Responses are completely anonymous.
Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
Highway Safety Grant Program
Providing funds to local, state and nonprofit agencies for projects to improve highway safety.

Child Passenger Safety Events Upcoming car seat check events.

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