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  Category: Office of Highway Safety


DelDOT Advises Travelers to Expect Heavy Traffic Over 4th of July Holiday

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Rehoboth Beach | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

As the 4th of July holiday weekend approaches, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorist to expect heavy traffic volumes on roads throughout the state. AAA Mid-Atlantic is forecasting more than 116,000 Delawareans will travel at least 50 miles during the holiday weekend. In addition, DelDOT reminds motorists that there will be many pedestrians […]




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

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | 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 […]




Click It or Ticket Campaign Reminds Drivers: Buckle Up Every Trip, Every Time

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2022

DOVER, Del. (May 19, 2022) — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding drivers about the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seat belt this spring, during the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) national Click It or Ticket high-visibility enforcement effort. Delaware is joining the national seat belt campaign, which coincides with the […]




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 […]







  Category: Office of Highway Safety


DelDOT Advises Travelers to Expect Heavy Traffic Over 4th of July Holiday

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Rehoboth Beach | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

As the 4th of July holiday weekend approaches, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorist to expect heavy traffic volumes on roads throughout the state. AAA Mid-Atlantic is forecasting more than 116,000 Delawareans will travel at least 50 miles during the holiday weekend. In addition, DelDOT reminds motorists that there will be many pedestrians […]




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

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | 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 […]




Click It or Ticket Campaign Reminds Drivers: Buckle Up Every Trip, Every Time

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2022

DOVER, Del. (May 19, 2022) — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding drivers about the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seat belt this spring, during the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) national Click It or Ticket high-visibility enforcement effort. Delaware is joining the national seat belt campaign, which coincides with the […]




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 […]