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  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Delaware Traffic Fatalities Reach 2021 Total

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Safe Family Holiday | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Delaware now has 139 traffic fatalities, reaching last year’s total of 139, the highest number since 2006. “Thousands of Delawareans will take to the roads in the coming days and weeks to visit friends and family near and far and no matter your destination, we remind drivers to put their […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Kicks Off New Holiday Campaign To Reduce Crashes During The Hazardous Driving Season

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

The annual Safe Family Holiday campaign seeks to prevent the holidays from “getting ugly” by helping Delawareans avoid dangerous driver, passenger, and pedestrian behaviors. DOVER, Del. (Nov. 17, 2022) — Starting on Nov. 18, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) will begin its annual holiday safety campaign, designed to reduce crashes, injuries, and deaths […]




Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers to Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022

Use extra caution on the roads during the deer mating season is the warning to Delaware drivers from DNREC, OHS, and DSP.




In the Driver’s Seat: Parents Are the Key to Teen Driving Success

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Friday, October 14, 2022

Talk to Teens About the Importance of Driving Safety During National Teen Driver Safety Week   DOVER, Del. (Oct 14, 2022)— National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16-22, 2022 — the perfect opportunity to talk with teens about safe driving habits. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is teaming up with its traffic […]




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 […]







  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Delaware Traffic Fatalities Reach 2021 Total

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Safe Family Holiday | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Delaware now has 139 traffic fatalities, reaching last year’s total of 139, the highest number since 2006. “Thousands of Delawareans will take to the roads in the coming days and weeks to visit friends and family near and far and no matter your destination, we remind drivers to put their […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Kicks Off New Holiday Campaign To Reduce Crashes During The Hazardous Driving Season

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

The annual Safe Family Holiday campaign seeks to prevent the holidays from “getting ugly” by helping Delawareans avoid dangerous driver, passenger, and pedestrian behaviors. DOVER, Del. (Nov. 17, 2022) — Starting on Nov. 18, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) will begin its annual holiday safety campaign, designed to reduce crashes, injuries, and deaths […]




Delaware Authorities Caution Drivers to Watch Out for Deer During Mating Season

Delaware State Police | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 31, 2022

Use extra caution on the roads during the deer mating season is the warning to Delaware drivers from DNREC, OHS, and DSP.




In the Driver’s Seat: Parents Are the Key to Teen Driving Success

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Friday, October 14, 2022

Talk to Teens About the Importance of Driving Safety During National Teen Driver Safety Week   DOVER, Del. (Oct 14, 2022)— National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16-22, 2022 — the perfect opportunity to talk with teens about safe driving habits. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is teaming up with its traffic […]




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 […]