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.
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New York State Highway Safety

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.

Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
Highway Safety Grant Program
Providing funds to local, state and nonprofit agencies for projects to improve highway safety.
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New York State 2023 Driver Opinion Survey
Help to support highway safety measures and reduce crashes on New York's roadways by taking a brief survey about your driving habits.

Child Passenger Safety Events Upcoming car seat check events

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