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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Office of the Marijuana Commissioner (OMC) is accepting public comment for Informal Regulation Review until March 29

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Featured Posts | News | The Office of the Marijuana Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Delaware Marijuana Control Act, 4Del. C. Chapter 13 legalized the use of recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The newly created OMC has the responsibility to adopt rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this law.




DelDOT, DEMA Issue Travel Advisory for Snow and Ice

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2024

The Delaware Department of Transportation and Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)  are issuing a travel advisory for this afternoon and evening due to poor visibility from heavier snowfall and freezing on road surfaces tonight as temperatures drop. The advisory is not an official Level 1 Driving Warning, but is meant to caution motorists of adverse weather conditions and to stay off roads if possible. If driving is necessary, motorists are urged to use caution and common sense.




Level 1 Driving Warning Rescinded at 7:00 a.m.

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is rescinding the Level 1 Driving Warning as of Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 a.m. The warning was issued on Tuesday, January 16 due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide overnight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is an advisory against unnecessary travel due to road conditions.




Level 1 Driving Warning Issued Due to Icing Conditions

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2024

With temperatures forecasted to fall well below freezing tonight, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency has issued a Level 1 Driving Warning statewide for the overnight hours of Tuesday, January 16, 2024, to Wednesday, January 17, 2024, due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide tonight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is […]




Road Fatalities Decrease in 2023 from 2022 High

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Governor | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 2024

137 fatalities were recorded on Delaware roads in 2023, a 16 percent decrease from 2022 when 164 fatalities occurred. Fatalities were down across all modes of transportation with a 13 percent reduction in pedestrian fatalities; 29 percent reduction in bicyclist fatalities; and a 32 percent reduction in motorcyclist fatalities from last year. “Reducing fatalities on […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Office of the Marijuana Commissioner (OMC) is accepting public comment for Informal Regulation Review until March 29

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Featured Posts | News | The Office of the Marijuana Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Delaware Marijuana Control Act, 4Del. C. Chapter 13 legalized the use of recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The newly created OMC has the responsibility to adopt rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this law.




DelDOT, DEMA Issue Travel Advisory for Snow and Ice

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2024

The Delaware Department of Transportation and Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)  are issuing a travel advisory for this afternoon and evening due to poor visibility from heavier snowfall and freezing on road surfaces tonight as temperatures drop. The advisory is not an official Level 1 Driving Warning, but is meant to caution motorists of adverse weather conditions and to stay off roads if possible. If driving is necessary, motorists are urged to use caution and common sense.




Level 1 Driving Warning Rescinded at 7:00 a.m.

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is rescinding the Level 1 Driving Warning as of Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 a.m. The warning was issued on Tuesday, January 16 due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide overnight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is an advisory against unnecessary travel due to road conditions.




Level 1 Driving Warning Issued Due to Icing Conditions

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2024

With temperatures forecasted to fall well below freezing tonight, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency has issued a Level 1 Driving Warning statewide for the overnight hours of Tuesday, January 16, 2024, to Wednesday, January 17, 2024, due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide tonight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is […]




Road Fatalities Decrease in 2023 from 2022 High

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Governor | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 2024

137 fatalities were recorded on Delaware roads in 2023, a 16 percent decrease from 2022 when 164 fatalities occurred. Fatalities were down across all modes of transportation with a 13 percent reduction in pedestrian fatalities; 29 percent reduction in bicyclist fatalities; and a 32 percent reduction in motorcyclist fatalities from last year. “Reducing fatalities on […]