Traffic and Pedestrian-Related Safety Concerns as Halloween Approaches


Halloween is a statistically dangerous night for drunk driving. Between 2016 and 2020, 129 drunk-driving fatalities occurred on Halloween night (6 p.m. October 31 – 5:59 a.m. November 1), According to NHTSA. Adults between the ages of 21 and 34 had the highest percentage–68%–of fatalities in drunk-driving crashes on Halloween night in 2020. During that…

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Why Are Certain Vehicles Being Targeted For Theft?


Owners of specific vehicle makes and models are being warned of a theft ring in Dover.According to Dover Police, there have been at least five recent incidents of attempted or successful vehicle thefts targeting Hyundai Elantras and Sonatas from model years 2015-2017. A suspect or suspects have been hot-wiring the vehicles. Police also said the…

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Highway Safety Programs in Jeopardy Starting June 1

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Police agencies throughout Delaware that have relied on federal funds to enforce important highway safety initiatives will likely find themselves without funding on June 1. This comes just as the programs are in demand with increased summer activity. “It is with extreme disappointment that I must notify you that we are suspending project agreements effective…

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