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Get the most current and relevant New Jersey traffic information on your smart phone without ever taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel with SafeTripNJ, sponsored by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.

SafeTripNJ provides real-time, hands-free traffic advisories for every major highway, bridge and tunnel in New Jersey.

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U-Drive, U-Text, U-Pay Campaign

Although the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department issues summonses for this violation routinely, we are proud to participate in this campaign’s purpose. U-Drive, U-Text, U-Pay focuses on violations of the New Jersey Cell Phone Statute 39:4-97.3. A common misconception is that this statute only applies to talking on the cell phone when placed to the ear however in New Jersey, any use of the cell phone with your hands is illegal. This includes answering, texting, using as a GPS, or any other function where the hands are removed from the vehicle’s operation to use the phone.

511 NJ

511NJ is a free phone and web service that consolidates traffic and transportation information into a one-stop resource for commuters and motorists in the Garden State. 511NJ provides up-to-the-minute traffic conditions and its available seven days a week, 365 days a year.

In 2000, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated 511 as the national travel information telephone number. As of October 31, 2009 there were forty-one 511 services available to the traveling public operating in 35 states, two Canadian provinces and one Canadian territory. This translates into 511 services being available to over 166 million Americans and almost 7 million Canadians.

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Hiker Rescue

On Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at approximately 2024hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from two (2) hikers stating that they were tired and could no longer walk.

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Religious Recognition

On Thursday, April 12th, 2018 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department was recognized by area religious leaders in response to the department’s assistance during the funeral of Rabbi Mordechai Hager who died in March.

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Fall Victim Fatality

On Thursday, February 8th at approximately 1446hrs the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department responded to Allison Park (located off Hudson Terrace in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Section) for a reported assault victim. 

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