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Apr 14, 2022

Holmdel Police Begin Bluetooth Pairing Initiative to Combat Distracted Driving

The Holmdel Township Police Department has initiated a program to help combat distracted driving. Residents may contact the Holmdel Township Police Department for assistance in pairing their cellular device with their vehicle(s). Distracted driving is a major factor in causing crashes. Police hope this measure will assist in lowering traffic deaths, injuries and crashes.

In order to be in compliance with New Jersey law, the operator of a motor vehicle must utilize a hands-free device or utilize the deviceโ€™s hands-free mode.

Call or contact the Holmdel Police Department Traffic Safety Unit at 732-946-9690, ext. 1731 or email trafficsafety@holmdelpolice.org to set up an appointment. Officers will assist you with the pairing of your cellular device to your vehicle and show you the options your phone has in regards to driving mode. Officers will also speak to residents on the dangers of distracted driving and the best practices to utilize.

If you have any questions about this release or traffic-related issues in Holmdel Township, contact Patrolman Matthew Menosky of the Traffic Safety/Crime Prevention Unit at mmenosky@holmdelpolice.org.