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OHS Announces Start of Motorcycle Safety Campaign

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Dover – Motorcycle crashes have been on the rise nationally for the past ten years. And in the last five, while fatal crashes involving a motorcyclist in Delaware have gone up and down, injury crashes have steadily increased. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) has launched a new Motorcycle Safety campaign titled Respect Your Ride. This campaign, aimed at motorcyclists, directs riders to www.MotorcyclesafetyDE.org, where they can find information about the proper tools and training to make them the safest rider they can be.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Making Progress Together on Our Race to the Top

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about the progress Delaware is making on the two year “mile marker” since winning the federal Race to the Top as federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan visits Delaware.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Making Progress Together on Our Race to the Top

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012

Usually when you win a race, you get to stop and catch your breath. But instead of taking a break after we won the federal Race to the Top to build some of the nation’s strongest public schools, Delaware had to start running even harder.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

In the last ten years, millions of Americans have served their nation in Iraq or Afghanistan.

In answering the call to action, these brave men and women volunteered to put themselves directly in harm’s way, thousands of miles from home. And when they came home, so many found – and are still finding – the recession that had years of devastating effects on our national economy hit veterans who served in those foreign conflicts even harder.




Homeowners and Renters: The Value of Taking Inventory

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Right now, thousands of homeowners are cleaning up and filing insurance claims following an outbreak of devastating tornadoes across the U.S. However, according to a February 2012 survey from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), more than half of Americans don’t have a home inventory of their possessions, putting them at risk for inadequate home insurance coverage, should severe weather strike.







  Category: News


OHS Announces Start of Motorcycle Safety Campaign

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Dover – Motorcycle crashes have been on the rise nationally for the past ten years. And in the last five, while fatal crashes involving a motorcyclist in Delaware have gone up and down, injury crashes have steadily increased. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) has launched a new Motorcycle Safety campaign titled Respect Your Ride. This campaign, aimed at motorcyclists, directs riders to www.MotorcyclesafetyDE.org, where they can find information about the proper tools and training to make them the safest rider they can be.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Making Progress Together on Our Race to the Top

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about the progress Delaware is making on the two year “mile marker” since winning the federal Race to the Top as federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan visits Delaware.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Making Progress Together on Our Race to the Top

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012

Usually when you win a race, you get to stop and catch your breath. But instead of taking a break after we won the federal Race to the Top to build some of the nation’s strongest public schools, Delaware had to start running even harder.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

In the last ten years, millions of Americans have served their nation in Iraq or Afghanistan.

In answering the call to action, these brave men and women volunteered to put themselves directly in harm’s way, thousands of miles from home. And when they came home, so many found – and are still finding – the recession that had years of devastating effects on our national economy hit veterans who served in those foreign conflicts even harder.




Homeowners and Renters: The Value of Taking Inventory

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Right now, thousands of homeowners are cleaning up and filing insurance claims following an outbreak of devastating tornadoes across the U.S. However, according to a February 2012 survey from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), more than half of Americans don’t have a home inventory of their possessions, putting them at risk for inadequate home insurance coverage, should severe weather strike.