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  Category: Impaired Driving


Drinking and Driving Don’t Mix

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Safe Family Holiday | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

The holiday season is upon us, and this year, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) wants you to give others the gift of holiday safety by pledging not to drink and drive.




Play it safe this Halloween: If you feel different, you drive different

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Office of Highway Safety | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Media Contact:Veronica Marshall Public Information Officer, Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov   Plan to Arrive Alive this Halloween OHS increases DUI patrols October 29 – 31, 2021   [DOVER, Del.] October 27, 2021 — Spooky season is here. And while some people of all ages celebrate a good scare – the Halloween holiday can present […]




“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 […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Activates July 4th Statewide DUI Checkpoints + Soberlift Program At The Beaches

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | SoberLift | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

The OHS SoberLift program, presented in partnership with Lyft®, will be activated in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean View nightly from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. beginning Thursday, July 1 and continuing through Monday, July 5, ending at 2:00 a.m.







  Category: Impaired Driving


Drinking and Driving Don’t Mix

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Safe Family Holiday | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021

The holiday season is upon us, and this year, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) wants you to give others the gift of holiday safety by pledging not to drink and drive.




Play it safe this Halloween: If you feel different, you drive different

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Office of Highway Safety | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Media Contact:Veronica Marshall Public Information Officer, Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov   Plan to Arrive Alive this Halloween OHS increases DUI patrols October 29 – 31, 2021   [DOVER, Del.] October 27, 2021 — Spooky season is here. And while some people of all ages celebrate a good scare – the Halloween holiday can present […]




“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 […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Activates July 4th Statewide DUI Checkpoints + Soberlift Program At The Beaches

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | SoberLift | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

The OHS SoberLift program, presented in partnership with Lyft®, will be activated in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean View nightly from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. beginning Thursday, July 1 and continuing through Monday, July 5, ending at 2:00 a.m.