New York

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of New York. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

Highway Safety Specialist


This position is in the NHTSA Region 2 Office. The Regional Office is responsible for developing, overseeing and improving traffic safety programs, including those aimed at increasing safety belt and child restraint use and reducing the incidence of impaired driving, along with other programs that reduce traffic crashes and the resulting deaths and injuries.

Drowsy Driving Prevention Grant: New York

The New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) received a grant from the National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF) and GHSA to provide an informational webinar for law enforcement officers on the effects of drowsy driving in collaboration with Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management (SHTM). The webinar is a continuation of, Stony Brook’s drowsy driving prevention program.

Pedestrian Deaths: What Causes Fatalities, How to Improve Safety

Drivers are striking pedestrians at an alarming rate across the country, where the number of pedestrian deaths has increased more than 50% over the past decade. New York has bucked that trend, with stable statistics for pedestrian fatalities during that time.

Pedestrian Deaths: What Causes Fatalities, How to Improve Safety

Story by Matt Spillane

January 14, 2020

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