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Traffic Safety News – Speed Thrills But It Also Kills

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Categories:  Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Traffic Safety News

You would never get into a roller coaster without putting on a seat belt, so why would you get into a car without wearing one? OHS wants to remind everyone that speed thrills but it also kills.




Traffic Safety News – Super Bowl XLIX

Date Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Categories:  News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Traffic Safety News

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. OHS and law enforcement officials are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving.




2014 Delaware Traffic Fatality End of Year Wrap Up

Date Posted: Friday, January 9th, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

Delaware Highway Safety officials are reporting preliminary end of year total traffic fatalities. In 2014, Delaware saw a twenty percent (20%) increase in traffic fatalities compared to 2013. Delaware experienced 101 fatalities in 2013 compared to 125 in 2014.




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.




Does Your Teen Driver Know Everything?

Date Posted: Friday, October 17th, 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 14-18 year olds in the U.S. In fact, almost half of the teen drivers involved in a crash die. Yet, a recent survey shows that only 25% of parents have had a serious talk with their kids about the key components of driving. During Teen Driver Safety Week, parents and caregivers of teen drivers are encouraged to have a conversation with their teen drivers and set rules about the responsibility of having the car keys before they hit the road.






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