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  Category: Traffic Safety News


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.




Office of Highway Safety Upgrades “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” Campaign to Increase Safety Over Memorial Day Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Strategic enhancements to the pedestrian safety campaign leverage grassroots influence and broad communications reach throughout Delaware DOVER, DE. (May 27, 2021) — This Memorial Day, The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is bringing back its “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” campaign — with a few additions designed to expand its reach and impact on some of the […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Seat Belts | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 20 – 26, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, Del. (September 21, 2020) – Child Passenger Safety Week is a nationwide campaign that spreads critical awareness and […]







  Category: Traffic Safety News


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.




Office of Highway Safety Upgrades “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” Campaign to Increase Safety Over Memorial Day Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Strategic enhancements to the pedestrian safety campaign leverage grassroots influence and broad communications reach throughout Delaware DOVER, DE. (May 27, 2021) — This Memorial Day, The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is bringing back its “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” campaign — with a few additions designed to expand its reach and impact on some of the […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Seat Belts | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 20 – 26, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, Del. (September 21, 2020) – Child Passenger Safety Week is a nationwide campaign that spreads critical awareness and […]