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  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Late October through November is prime time for increased white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November. With more deer crossing roadways in the shorter days ahead, especially after the Nov. 7 change from daylight saving time back to Eastern Standard Time, motorists are urged to be on high alert to avoid collisions with these large animals.




DATE Celebrates the Launch of the State’s First Impaired Driving Simulator Program

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr., DATE Director John Yeomans, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Communications Manager Denée Crumrine, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long DOVER, DE – The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) was joined by Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Safety and Homeland Security Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. representatives from the Office of Highway Safety (OHS) […]




Keeping Kids Safe: The Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Media Contact: Veronica Marshall Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children – let’s change that OHS Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week September 19 – 25, 2021 [DOVER, Del.] September 15, 2021 — Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children, according to the latest National […]




“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Emphasizes Planning Ahead for a Safer Labor Day

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, August 20, 2021

The annual awareness and educational effort offer tips for preparing for a safe holiday weekend, plus a new online tool that demonstrates the various dangers of impaired driving. DOVER, Del. (Aug. 20, 2021) — Labor Day weekend is historically one of the deadliest times of the year on roadways in Delaware and nationwide. According to […]




Independence Day Holiday Weekend 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 | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]







  Category: Office of Highway Safety


Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Late October through November is prime time for increased white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November. With more deer crossing roadways in the shorter days ahead, especially after the Nov. 7 change from daylight saving time back to Eastern Standard Time, motorists are urged to be on high alert to avoid collisions with these large animals.




DATE Celebrates the Launch of the State’s First Impaired Driving Simulator Program

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr., DATE Director John Yeomans, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Communications Manager Denée Crumrine, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long DOVER, DE – The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) was joined by Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Safety and Homeland Security Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. representatives from the Office of Highway Safety (OHS) […]




Keeping Kids Safe: The Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Media Contact: Veronica Marshall Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children – let’s change that OHS Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week September 19 – 25, 2021 [DOVER, Del.] September 15, 2021 — Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children, according to the latest National […]




“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Emphasizes Planning Ahead for a Safer Labor Day

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, August 20, 2021

The annual awareness and educational effort offer tips for preparing for a safe holiday weekend, plus a new online tool that demonstrates the various dangers of impaired driving. DOVER, Del. (Aug. 20, 2021) — Labor Day weekend is historically one of the deadliest times of the year on roadways in Delaware and nationwide. According to […]




Independence Day Holiday Weekend 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 | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]