Category: Region News

Make a Pledge this NYE to Celebrate the Smart Way

SOMERS POINT, N.J. –  Last year there were ten traffic fatalities reported in New Jersey during the New Year’s holiday. While many like to usher in the New Year with a cocktail or two, the Hero Campaign hopes to put an end to traffic deaths caused by drunk driving by asking everyone to either use  … Read more

HERO’s Fall Launch at Keeneland

  The HERO Campaign registered 75 new HERO Pledges by fans at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KY over the weekend. Members of the Kentucky State Police staffed the HERO Campaign’s designated driver pledge table from October 7-9 at the start of Keeneland’s fall meet. This is the third season Keeneland has promoted the HERO Campaign’s designated  … Read more

Uber offering free rides from bars during holidays

Too much to drink on “Blackout Wednesday”? New Jersey bars are teaming up with mobile rideshare app Uber to provide a safe ride home. Through the holidays, Uber will provide free rides of up to $20 for first-time riders at all bars and pubs that belong to the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. During the  … Read more

Somerset County Sheriff asks motorists to ‘Be a HERO, Be a Designated Driver’ this Summer

By The Messenger-Gazette  on July 02, 2015 In anticipation of increased road travel around the Fourth of July holiday, Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano is stressing the importance of safe and sober driving. “I want to remind drivers that law enforcement will be out in full force to thwart impaired-driving crashes throughout the summer,” he  … Read more