Thirteen (13) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the second weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made in the last 2 weeks as part of the campaign to 21. Statewide, there have been over 2,400 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.
Eight (8) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the inaugural weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. More DUI checkpoints set for upcoming weekend.
Over the past two weeks, officers from approximately 17 State, County, and municipal law enforcement agencies issued a total of 1,041 citations to unbuckled motorists during the 11th annual Click It or Ticket campaign. The enforcement portion of the campaign ran from May 14th through 28th and involved traffic safety checkpoints and saturation patrols both day and night.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today that the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) will receive $900,000 in federal support to expand the Department’s “Phone in One Hand, Ticket in the Other.” pilot enforcement campaign to reduce distracted driving.
The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies statewide will begin the third wave of enforcement on June 1st for the Respect Your Ride motorcycle safety campaign. They will be paying particular attention to speeding and impaired motorcyclists.