STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, traffic accidents kill thousands of Americans, injure more than a million others and cost us over $4 billion every year ; and
WHEREAS, experience shows that soundly organized and publicly supported safety programs can reduce traffic accidents substantially; and
WHEREAS, the S-D Day campaign will direct the attention of millions of motorists and pedestrians to their responsibility for supporting these sound safety programs by their own behavior in driving and walking; now
THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, hereby proclaim Thursday, December 1, 1955, as
"S-D DAY"--SAFE DRIVING DAY
and appeal to every citizen of our State to give his personal, active support to this important, life-saving undertaking.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Eighteenth
(Great Seal) day of November in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State