UPDATE: DSP to Begin “Operation Braking Point 2.0” Friday


In January, Delaware State Police, the Office of Highway Safety and Department of Transportation took part in “Operation Braking Point” – a zero-tolerance, high-visibility traffic safety and enforcement campaign. Due to the outcome, “Operation Braking Point 2.0” will run from June 9th through the 17th and will focus on speeding to reduce the number of serious and fatal crashes on Delaware roads. DelDOT will use electric signs and boards to remind drivers to slow down or be ticketed.

Agencies participating include:

• Blades PD

• Milford PD

• Laurel PD

• Selbyville PD

• Delmar PD

• Dover PD

• Delaware State Police

• Newark PD

• New Castle County Div. of Police

• Newport PD

165 traffic fatalities occurred in Delaware in 2022, and the First State is on pace to surpass that in 2023. April alone was the deadliest month in 30 years for fatalities on Delaware Roadways.