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  • Traffic Safety News - Safe Family HolidayOHS wants to remind motorists as they travel this holiday season to buckle up, be patient and slow down, and always use a designated driver. 2014-12-11 13:02:37
  • Traffic Safety News- Buckle Up. Slow Down.Did you know that Delaware crash data for this year suggests that speed and improper seat belt use are major contributors in the number of fatalities this year? And the numbers are up. It’s mid-October, and the number of traffic deaths this year has already exceeded the total number of people killed last year on Delaware roadways.2014-10-21 09:00:34
  • Traffic Safety News- Is Your Child Riding Safe?Did you know that 4 out of every 5 car seats are not installed properly? For caregivers, it’s not always easy to know how to correctly secure a child in a car seat, or how to fit the seat into the car. That’s why Delaware is joining the rest of the nation to promote awareness during National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 14-20.2014-09-17 15:55:38
  • Traffic Safety News- The Life You Save May Be Your OwnDo you have plans to take a road trip this summer? Perhaps you will take in some of the local attractions, visit the beaches, or spend time with family and friends. No matter where you go or what you do, always remember to drive safely. The life you save may be your own.2014-07-30 13:57:38
  • Traffic Safety News - Cell Phone in One Hand, Ticket in the OtherDid you know that motorists who use hand-held devices while driving are 4 times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves? It has become a common occurrence to see others talking on their hand-held cell phone or checking their smartphone while driving. You may even do it yourself. But there is more to Distracted Driving than just talking on a cell phone and texting. 2014-02-19 20:05:51
  • Traffic Safety News - Super Bowl XLVIIISuper Bowl Sunday is only a few days away! Have you decided where you are going to watch Denver and Seattle go head to head? If your game plan includes cheering on your favorite team at a friend’s house or at a local sports bar, be sure to include a sober driver as the final play. 2014-01-29 16:00:59
  • Traffic Safety News - Safe Family HolidayIt’s a wonderful time of the year. The time of year when we celebrate our accomplishments, consider our challenges, and join friends and family in welcoming the New Year. By the same token, celebrating the holidays also calls for balance between having fun and being mindful of the safety of our families and those around us. The Office of Highway Safety reminds us of how we can have a safe family holiday. 2013-12-27 12:21:54
  • Traffic Safety News - Thanksgiving GatheringsThe night before Thanksgiving is often one for celebrating. Whether you are hosting a gathering of family and friends before the big meal or after, it is the responsibility of the host to make sure that each car leaving the party has a designated, sober driver. Read on for helpful suggestions for your celebration.2013-11-20 15:56:12
  • Traffic Safety News - Even in costume…you can’t hide from a DUIHalloween is just days away. By now you have probably picked out a costume. It is likely that you know where you are going and who you are going to meet there. But, have you decided how you are going to get home if you plan to drink alcohol? Take a few minutes right now to plan a safe ride home. Read more on how to plan ahead to avoid legal issues and embarrassment that go along with a DUI arrest and conviction.2013-10-24 09:19:38
  • Traffic Safety News - Drive Safely to Work Week2013-10-07 10:45:39
  • Traffic Safety News - Driver Behavior SurveyIt only takes a few minutes on the highway to know that people drive in all different ways. Some drive fast. Some drive slow. Some choose to follow the rules of the road, while others do not. Today, OHS is asking …what do you think about the way that you drive? Get the facts. Take the survey for a chance to win tickets to the 2014 Firefly Music Festival!2013-08-14 14:01:05
  • Traffic Safety News - You Can’t Hide from a DUIA DUI will follow you everywhere. No matter where you go. No matter what you do. It’s a choice that has long-lasting consequences. 2013-06-27 18:06:12
  • Traffic Safety News - Don't Join The Walking Dead2013-06-03 19:39:54
  • Traffic Safety News - Click It or TicketIt’s that time of year again. This year marks the 13th year that the Office of Highway Safety has teamed up with Delaware Law Enforcement Agencies to educate the public and enforce the seat belt law during the annual Click It or Ticket Campaign. Read on what you must do to stay safe by using your seat belt.2013-05-14 13:23:31
  • Traffic Safety News - Cell Phone in One Hand, Ticket in the Other.For some, using a cell phone, smart phone, or other electronic device is part of daily life. We depend on this technology for a variety of reasons that make it difficult to put the phone down. But did you know that in 2012, 13,000 citations were issued statewide to people using a hand-held cell phone? Read more for the risks involved with being distracted while you are behind the wheel.2013-04-09 08:30:28



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