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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Finding A Designated Driver On St. Patrick’s Day Isn’t Luck. It’s Smart.

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is just two weeks away and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding everyone to make plans to secure a designated driver if you plan to go out and celebrate the holiday. The New Castle County DUI Task Force is planning to coordinate a checkpoint to coincide with the pre-St. Patricks day festivities in Wilmington on Saturday, March 10th. Finding a designated driver on St. Patrick’s Day won’t be luck, it will be smart.




DUI Checkpoint Set For February 24th

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

DOVER – The Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign has set a DUI checkpoint for Friday, February 24. The checkpoint will be conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force, in Wilmington.




133 Cited for Seat Belt Violations During 1st Wave of Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign 2012

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, February 13, 2012

Dover – Delaware law enforcement officers issued 133 citations for seat belt violations during the first wave of seat belt enforcement for 2012. Coordinated by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, the two week long safety campaign (Jan 22-Feb. 5) focused on increasing seat belt use statewide with roving and stationary traffic safety patrols in towns and cities where data shows seat belt use is lacking.




DUI Checkpoint Set For February 10th

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2012

DOVER – The Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign has set a DUI checkpoint for Friday, February 10. The checkpoint will be conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force, in Wilmington.




Dover Air Force Base & OHS Team Up For Safety Down Day

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Dover – The Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) Wing Safety Office and the Office of Highway Safety are hosting several interactive DUI activities on base during Safety Down Day on Friday Jan. 27th to show the airmen that drinking and driving just don’t mix.







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Finding A Designated Driver On St. Patrick’s Day Isn’t Luck. It’s Smart.

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is just two weeks away and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding everyone to make plans to secure a designated driver if you plan to go out and celebrate the holiday. The New Castle County DUI Task Force is planning to coordinate a checkpoint to coincide with the pre-St. Patricks day festivities in Wilmington on Saturday, March 10th. Finding a designated driver on St. Patrick’s Day won’t be luck, it will be smart.




DUI Checkpoint Set For February 24th

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

DOVER – The Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign has set a DUI checkpoint for Friday, February 24. The checkpoint will be conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force, in Wilmington.




133 Cited for Seat Belt Violations During 1st Wave of Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign 2012

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, February 13, 2012

Dover – Delaware law enforcement officers issued 133 citations for seat belt violations during the first wave of seat belt enforcement for 2012. Coordinated by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, the two week long safety campaign (Jan 22-Feb. 5) focused on increasing seat belt use statewide with roving and stationary traffic safety patrols in towns and cities where data shows seat belt use is lacking.




DUI Checkpoint Set For February 10th

News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2012

DOVER – The Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign has set a DUI checkpoint for Friday, February 10. The checkpoint will be conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force, in Wilmington.




Dover Air Force Base & OHS Team Up For Safety Down Day

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Dover – The Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) Wing Safety Office and the Office of Highway Safety are hosting several interactive DUI activities on base during Safety Down Day on Friday Jan. 27th to show the airmen that drinking and driving just don’t mix.