The Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is stressing the importance of traffic safety after a deadly first week in July and reminding motorists law enforcement officers are out enforcing these laws to help protect the public and save lives. Several enforcement campaigns are in effect to address speeding, impaired driving, motorcycle safety, pedestrian safety and seat belt use; most of which were a factor in the crashes last week.
Four fatal crashes occurred on Delaware roadways last weekend that claimed the lives of 5 individuals. The fatal crashes involved a motorcycle, scooter, and 2 motor vehicles.
The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) along with state and local law enforcement, is reminding motorists to Share The Road and reminding motorcyclists to Respect Your Ride. From now until August 18th, law enforcement agencies statewide will be patrolling high crash roadways ensuring that both motorists and motorcyclists are complying with the state’s traffic safety laws, as well as ensuring motorcyclists have the proper motorcycle endorsement on their license.
With winter gone and spring bringing warmer weather, more motorcyclists are out on the roads. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding motorists to keep an eye out for motorcyclists because they are looking out for you.
Delmarva Bike Week is being held September 13th to 16th with lots of activities from Seaford, DE to Ocean City, MD for riders of all kinds. During this time motorist can expect to see more motorcyclists on the roads and the Delaware Office of Highway (OHS) wants to remind all how to share the road safely by hosting a Motorcycle Awareness event at Grotto Pizza in Milford on Route 1 on Saturday September 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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