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Traffic Safety News – Safe Family Holiday

Date Posted: Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Categories:  Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Traffic Safety News

OHS wants to remind motorists as they travel this holiday season to buckle up, be patient and slow down, and always use a designated driver.




OHS Annual Safe Family Holiday Campaign Kicks Off Thanksgiving Week

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

Wednesday, November 26th marks the beginning of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s annual Safe Family Holiday Campaign. Safe Family Holiday enforcement activities over the next six weeks will include 30 law enforcement agencies statewide conducting overtime patrols focusing on speeding, impaired driving, and seat belt use.




Nine New Drug Recognition Experts Combat DUI in Delaware

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

Nine more Delaware police officers have been certified at Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) to combat DUI on Delaware roadways.




Multi Agency Underage Drinking Enforcement Yields 145 Arrests, Additional Charges Pending

Date Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Categories:  Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement

October 29th, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUBJECT: Multi-Agency Underage Drinking Operation Yields 145 Arrests, Additional Charges Pending On Saturday, October 25th, 2014, officers from the Newark Police Department, University of Delaware Police Department and Delaware Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) initiated an Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation in the City of Newark. During the […]




You Are Not Invincible

Date Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the US. During Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct 19-25), the Delaware Teen Driver Task Force released a video titled “Crossing the Line”. The video tells the story of a 2012 fatal crash involving 17 year-old Andre Smith who was a passenger in a speeding vehicle driven by 19 year old driver Mar’Kese Marshall-Horsey. Andre Smith was killed in the crash on April 12, 2012 on Route 896 in Middletown.





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