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  Category: Office of Highway Safety


2021 U.S. Road Fatalities Projected Highest in 16 Years, Delaware at 15-year High

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, May 20, 2022

An estimated 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years according to data released this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since NHTSA began its fatality accounting in 1975. The 139 fatalities on Delaware […]




Create a Safer Ride During Motorcycle Awareness Month

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, April 25, 2022

Governor John Carney has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Awareness Month and the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), in support of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s (OHS) Motorcycle Safety campaign, urges both motorists and motorcyclists to create a safer ride through education and awareness. Motorcyclists of all skill levels, both novice and advanced can […]




Electronic Speed Safety Program in I-95 Restore the Corridor Construction Zone to Begin Issuing Violations

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in partnership with the Delaware State Police announce the warning period for the Electronic Speed Safety Program in the I-95 construction zone in Wilmington ends on Sunday, April 17, 2022. Beginning Monday, April 18, 2022, first-time offenders will receive a warning and all subsequent violations will result in a […]




DelDOT Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Pay Attention During National Work Zone Awareness Week

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Distracted Driving | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

From left to right: Jana Tidwell from AAA Mid-Atlantic, Delaware State Police Sergeant Heather Pepper, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Daria Benson and family (DelDOT), Tom Neubauer (Kiewit), Jason Sacco (DelDOT), Sarah Powell and family (DelDOT), Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski at NWZAW event in Wilmington The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) encourages everyone to take […]




Make a Plan For a Sober Ride Home This St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2022

The collaborative law enforcement Border-to-Border effort kicks off March 15, 2022, as police agencies in eastern Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia team up for this high visibility, life-saving enforcement wave on Route 13 during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday period.







  Category: Office of Highway Safety


2021 U.S. Road Fatalities Projected Highest in 16 Years, Delaware at 15-year High

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, May 20, 2022

An estimated 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years according to data released this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since NHTSA began its fatality accounting in 1975. The 139 fatalities on Delaware […]




Create a Safer Ride During Motorcycle Awareness Month

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, April 25, 2022

Governor John Carney has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Awareness Month and the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), in support of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s (OHS) Motorcycle Safety campaign, urges both motorists and motorcyclists to create a safer ride through education and awareness. Motorcyclists of all skill levels, both novice and advanced can […]




Electronic Speed Safety Program in I-95 Restore the Corridor Construction Zone to Begin Issuing Violations

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2022

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in partnership with the Delaware State Police announce the warning period for the Electronic Speed Safety Program in the I-95 construction zone in Wilmington ends on Sunday, April 17, 2022. Beginning Monday, April 18, 2022, first-time offenders will receive a warning and all subsequent violations will result in a […]




DelDOT Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Pay Attention During National Work Zone Awareness Week

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Distracted Driving | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

From left to right: Jana Tidwell from AAA Mid-Atlantic, Delaware State Police Sergeant Heather Pepper, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Daria Benson and family (DelDOT), Tom Neubauer (Kiewit), Jason Sacco (DelDOT), Sarah Powell and family (DelDOT), Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski at NWZAW event in Wilmington The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) encourages everyone to take […]




Make a Plan For a Sober Ride Home This St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2022

The collaborative law enforcement Border-to-Border effort kicks off March 15, 2022, as police agencies in eastern Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia team up for this high visibility, life-saving enforcement wave on Route 13 during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday period.