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Carney Announces Roadway Safety Initiatives

On Wednesday, March 29, 2023, Governor Carney joined the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), members of the General Assembly, and advocates to announce a package of new initiatives and legislation designed to improve safety on Delaware's roadways.

The legislative package includes bills to:

- Curb reckless driving
- Prohibit open containers of alcohol in most vehicles
- Expand "Move Over" protections
- Require helmets in the first two years of a motorcycle license
- Strengthen child safety seat requirements
- Enable green lights on snow plows to increase visibility

Additional information about the legislative package can be found at