Department of Transportation


The 2021 crash records have been posted (October 2023).

The available 2021 data is based on the crash reports that were submitted by the Police Departments and were entered into the Accident Record Database as of October 26, 2023.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT), Bureau of Transportation Data and Safety (BTDS) collects all New Jersey Police Crash Investigation Report forms (NJTR-1) statewide from state and local law enforcement agencies. The BTDS receives an average of 320,000 crash reports per year that need to be processed, scanned, verified and stored in a database. This information is used mainly to develop the Department's Safety programs.

Crash records are also used by NJDOT's Designers, Planners and Traffic Engineers, as well as other outside user groups. There are over 20 agencies using the data captured on the NJTR-1 crash report in addition to the NJDOT, including the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (DHTS), Motor Vehicles Commission (MVC) research institutes, State and Local Police for use in developing safety programs, grant applications, resource allocation and statistical analysis.

Last updated date: January 12, 2024 2:06 PM