Governor's Traffic Safety Committee

What's New, News and Publications


Winter Safe Driving Tips Please see our Winter Safe Driving Tips.
County Data Reports County Data Reports for 2014 are available.
Partners Read about the receipients of the 2014 Partners for Safety Awards.

  GTSC Grants Listing & Reports
  GTSC Grant Award Listing for Federal Fiscal Year 2017 (pdf)

New York State Highway Safety Strategic Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2017 (pdf)

New York State 2015 Highway Safety Annual Report (pdf)

Scales of Justice
New York's Most Recent Traffic Safety Related Laws



Railroad Grade Crossing


Vehicle and Traffic Law Changes - Effective November 1, 2016

Changes to the laws include:

Texting While Driving Law
Hand-Held Cell Phone and Portable Electronic Device Use is Prohibited while Driving

Changes to the laws include:

  "Move Over Law" Operation of vehicles when approaching a parked, stopped or standing authorized emergency vehicle or hazard vehicle - effective January 1, 2011.
  Graduated License Law - effective February 22, 2010.
  Tougher DWI penalties - effective December 18, 2009.
  Child Car Seat Law Change - effective November 24, 2009