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  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Halloween 2019 DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019

(Dover, Del.) October 28, 2019 – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) coordinated DUI checkpoints in all three counties on Saturday, October, 26th, from 10 p.m. until Sunday, October 27th, at 2 a.m. the following morning. Working together with the Delaware State Police and local law enforcement, OHS supported three DUI checkpoints across the state. OHS is pleased to […]




Halloween DUI Checkpoint – Statewide Activation

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

OHS Activates Operation Checkpoint StrikeForce For All 3 counties This Weekend Dover, Del. (October 25, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is coordinating Operation Checkpoint Strikeforce in each county statewide for Halloween weekend. This zero-tolerance initiative in Delaware, implemented since 2002, is designed to get impaired drivers off of our roads using checkpoints and patrols. The […]




Fatal Crashes Spike in Delaware

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2019

  Delaware– The Delaware State Police have seen a recent spike in fatal crashes across the entire state.  In conjunction with the Delaware Office of Highways Safety, we are working together to provide our citizens with a few traffic safety reminders. The majority of fatal crashes are attributed to some form of distracted driving.  This […]




Office of Highway Safety Reactivates Grassroots Initiative to Promote Pedestrian Safety Month in October

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019

Cooperative statewide effort to reduce pedestrian deaths and encourage safe walking habits.




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Highlights Car Seat Safety During Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, September 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, Del. (September 15, 2019) – Child Passenger Safety Week is a vital awareness campaign that runs nationwide to promote kids being secured in the right car seat for their age, height, and weight. This […]







  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Halloween 2019 DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019

(Dover, Del.) October 28, 2019 – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) coordinated DUI checkpoints in all three counties on Saturday, October, 26th, from 10 p.m. until Sunday, October 27th, at 2 a.m. the following morning. Working together with the Delaware State Police and local law enforcement, OHS supported three DUI checkpoints across the state. OHS is pleased to […]




Halloween DUI Checkpoint – Statewide Activation

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

OHS Activates Operation Checkpoint StrikeForce For All 3 counties This Weekend Dover, Del. (October 25, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is coordinating Operation Checkpoint Strikeforce in each county statewide for Halloween weekend. This zero-tolerance initiative in Delaware, implemented since 2002, is designed to get impaired drivers off of our roads using checkpoints and patrols. The […]




Fatal Crashes Spike in Delaware

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 18, 2019

  Delaware– The Delaware State Police have seen a recent spike in fatal crashes across the entire state.  In conjunction with the Delaware Office of Highways Safety, we are working together to provide our citizens with a few traffic safety reminders. The majority of fatal crashes are attributed to some form of distracted driving.  This […]




Office of Highway Safety Reactivates Grassroots Initiative to Promote Pedestrian Safety Month in October

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019

Cooperative statewide effort to reduce pedestrian deaths and encourage safe walking habits.




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Highlights Car Seat Safety During Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, September 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, Del. (September 15, 2019) – Child Passenger Safety Week is a vital awareness campaign that runs nationwide to promote kids being secured in the right car seat for their age, height, and weight. This […]