Did you know that Delaware crash data for this year suggests that speed and improper seat belt use are major contributors in the number of fatalities this year? And the numbers are up. It’s mid-October, and the number of traffic deaths this year has already exceeded the total number of people killed last year on Delaware roadways.
Did you know that 4 out of every 5 car seats are not installed properly? For caregivers, it’s not always easy to know how to correctly secure a child in a car seat, or how to fit the seat into the car. That’s why Delaware is joining the rest of the nation to promote awareness during National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 14-20.
Do you have plans to take a road trip this summer? Perhaps you will take in some of the local attractions, visit the beaches, or spend time with family and friends. No matter where you go or what you do, always remember to drive safely. The life you save may be your own.
It only takes a few minutes on the highway to know that people drive in all different ways. Some drive fast. Some drive slow. Some choose to follow the rules of the road, while others do not. Today, OHS is asking …what do you think about the way that you drive? Get the facts. Take the survey for a chance to win tickets to the 2014 Firefly Music Festival!
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.