The foundation of the Office of Highway's project selection process and the allocation of funds rest on extensive data driven problem identification. OHS and its partners carefully reviews crash data, trend data, survey results through a variety of data sources to determine the extent of the state's crash problem. The evaluation includes demographic data, location data, arrest data, primary contribution circumstance data, etc. This analysis is taken into consideration when reviewing funding requests to ensure the appropriate and effective allocation of United States federal resources.

OHS accepts project funding proposals at any time during the calendar year. Please note that proposals must address one of the following priority areas:

  1. Distracted driving
  2. Impaired driving
  3. Motorcycle safety
  4. Occupant protection
  5. Pedestrian safety
  6. Speed
  7. Teen Driving
  8. Traffic records

Download this project proposal pdf form to submit your proposal via email or mail to:

Kimberly Chesser (Deputy Director)
Delaware Office of Highway Safety
PO Box 1321
Dover, DE 19903
SLC:D610

302-744-2742
302-739-5995 - fax
Kimberly.chesser@state.de.us

OHS will review the proposal within one month of receiving the project proposal and will notify the applicant of the review results. If you have questions about the proposal or process, please call OHS at (302) 744-2740.