The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) along with state and local law enforcement, is reminding motorists to Share The Road and reminding motorcyclists to Respect Your Ride. From now until August 18th, law enforcement agencies statewide will be patrolling high crash roadways ensuring that both motorists and motorcyclists are complying with the state’s traffic safety laws, as well as ensuring motorcyclists have the proper motorcycle endorsement on their license.
With winter gone and spring bringing warmer weather, more motorcyclists are out on the roads. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reminding motorists to keep an eye out for motorcyclists because they are looking out for you.
Delaware Highway Safety officials are reporting that preliminary end of year total traffic fatalities have increased by 12% from 2011. While these are preliminary figures, there were 110 fatal motor vehicle crashes resulting in 116 fatalities in 2012.
Delmarva Bike Week is being held September 13th to 16th with lots of activities from Seaford, DE to Ocean City, MD for riders of all kinds. During this time motorist can expect to see more motorcyclists on the roads and the Delaware Office of Highway (OHS) wants to remind all how to share the road safely by hosting a Motorcycle Awareness event at Grotto Pizza in Milford on Route 1 on Saturday September 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Aggressive driving is all around us. Thankfully, we have the safety of seat belts and air bags to protect us. But what about motorcyclists? Imagine the risks that they have to take. The Office of Highway Safety reminds you to practice safe driving behaviors whether you are driving a car, truck or motorcycle. Share the Road. Arrive Alive.