Welcome to the 2017 highway safety conference information page. This will be the sixth statewide highway safety conference and we are happy to announce that the conference will be held at Dover Downs Hotel from November 7th - 9th, 2017. We invite our traffic safety partners and law enforcement officers to attend this conference to learn about the emerging issues in traffic safety. Attendees will hear from local and national experts on a variety of highway safety topics with a focus on issues we face today here in Delaware. We will also have a variety of vendors with products from tactical supply, traffic safety equipment, and health and wellness for the officer.

Please check back for updates in the next couple of months. A link for Vendor information is provided below.

Conference Registration

To register for the OHS Conference click the link below. For conference questions, contact Bonnie Dixon at (302) 744-2741 or email Bonnie.Dixon@state.de.us.

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Draft Conference Schedule


Tuesday

Tuesday November 7th, 2017


8:00 am – 9:00 am:

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:00 am:

Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:00 am – 10:15 am:

Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am:

Opening Session

11:15 am – 12:30 pm:

Lunch

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm:

Workshop 1

  1. Courtroom Testimony
  2. Difficult Subjects
  3. NCCO Bike Crash Investigation
  4. Truckers Against Trafficking
  5. Legal Updates
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm:

Break

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm:

General Session – Commuinity Success Story: Rt 1 Ped Effort

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm:

Law Enforcement Forum on Traffic Safety - NHTSAR3

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm:

Meet and Greet


Wednesday

Wednesday November 8th, 2017


7:30 am – 8:30 am:

Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am – 10:00 am:

General Session - Emotional Survival For Cops

10:00 am – 10:15 am:

Break

10:15 am – 11:45 am:

Workshop Session 2

  1. How to Enforce Drugged DR Cases: Prosecutor's Perspective
  2. Impaired Driving Task Force Update
  3. Crash Mapping Functionality
  4. PED & Distracted Driving Crash Investigation
11:45 am – 1:15 pm:

Awards Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm:

Workshop Session 3

  1. Autonomous Vehicles
  2. Life in Prosecuting a DUI Case - Q&&A
  3. Courtroom Testimony
  4. SHSP (How Data is Used)
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm:

Break

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm:

General Session – Below 100


Thursday

Thursday November 9th, 2017


7:30 am – 8:30 am:

Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am – 10:00 am:

General Session - DRE Role in Crash Investigation

10:00 am – 10:15 am:

Break

10:15 am – 11:45 am:

Workshop Session 4

  1. Basic Crash Investigation for Road Guys
  2. Speed Enforcement in Work Zones
  3. Pedestrian Safety
  4. Legal Updates
11:45 am – 1:15 pm:

Lunch
Closing Speaker - Paul Butler