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  Category: Traffic Safety News


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 […]




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 […]




DelDOT Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Pay Attention During National Work Zone Awareness Week

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Distracted Driving | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

From left to right: Jana Tidwell from AAA Mid-Atlantic, Delaware State Police Sergeant Heather Pepper, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Daria Benson and family (DelDOT), Tom Neubauer (Kiewit), Jason Sacco (DelDOT), Sarah Powell and family (DelDOT), Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski at NWZAW event in Wilmington The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) encourages everyone to take […]




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 […]







  Category: Traffic Safety News


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 […]




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 […]




DelDOT Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Pay Attention During National Work Zone Awareness Week

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | Distracted Driving | Kent County | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

From left to right: Jana Tidwell from AAA Mid-Atlantic, Delaware State Police Sergeant Heather Pepper, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Daria Benson and family (DelDOT), Tom Neubauer (Kiewit), Jason Sacco (DelDOT), Sarah Powell and family (DelDOT), Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski at NWZAW event in Wilmington The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) encourages everyone to take […]




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 […]