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  Category: Division of Motor Vehicles


DelDOT Announces New DMV Director

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan has announced today that Jana Simpler has been hired as the new DMV Director and will join the Department on September 4, 2018. Jana is currently the Director of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (DE OHS). She started her career in highway safety in 1997, serving […]




Delaware DMV Launches Voluntary Medical ID Indicator

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Division of Motor Vehicles will begin incorporating a medical indicator onto the Delaware driver licenses or identification cards as of Wednesday, August 8, 2018.  The medical symbol will be displayed on the front of the card and the back will identify the individual’s condition so that law enforcement officers and first responders can adjust […]




DelDOT Suspends Short-Term Lane Closures for Easter Weekend

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that short-term construction-related lane closures will be suspended on major roadways beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Before heading onto the roads, motorists can monitor real-time conditions and view traffic cameras by visiting www.deldot.gov or using DelDOT’s smartphone application. […]




DelDOT Winter Storm Update #1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to treat roads and prepare for the arrival of a statewide snow event. As of 9:00 p.m., DelDOT maintenance & operations yards in New Castle County are fully staffed and treating roadways due to icy conditions. In Kent County, half of staff will report at 2:00 a.m., and […]




DelDOT Announces Mobile Driver License Pilot Study

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched a mobile driver license (mDL) pilot study that will run for six months. The pilot, which includes approximately 200 state employees and stakeholders, is designed to test user acceptance and new innovative features that can only be achieved with an mDL. “Delaware is among the first […]







  Category: Division of Motor Vehicles


DelDOT Announces New DMV Director

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan has announced today that Jana Simpler has been hired as the new DMV Director and will join the Department on September 4, 2018. Jana is currently the Director of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (DE OHS). She started her career in highway safety in 1997, serving […]




Delaware DMV Launches Voluntary Medical ID Indicator

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Division of Motor Vehicles will begin incorporating a medical indicator onto the Delaware driver licenses or identification cards as of Wednesday, August 8, 2018.  The medical symbol will be displayed on the front of the card and the back will identify the individual’s condition so that law enforcement officers and first responders can adjust […]




DelDOT Suspends Short-Term Lane Closures for Easter Weekend

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that short-term construction-related lane closures will be suspended on major roadways beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Before heading onto the roads, motorists can monitor real-time conditions and view traffic cameras by visiting www.deldot.gov or using DelDOT’s smartphone application. […]




DelDOT Winter Storm Update #1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to treat roads and prepare for the arrival of a statewide snow event. As of 9:00 p.m., DelDOT maintenance & operations yards in New Castle County are fully staffed and treating roadways due to icy conditions. In Kent County, half of staff will report at 2:00 a.m., and […]




DelDOT Announces Mobile Driver License Pilot Study

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched a mobile driver license (mDL) pilot study that will run for six months. The pilot, which includes approximately 200 state employees and stakeholders, is designed to test user acceptance and new innovative features that can only be achieved with an mDL. “Delaware is among the first […]