FORMERLY HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
URGING ALL CITIZENS TO JOIN IN A RENEWED EFFORT TO OBSERVE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ON THE STREETS AND HIGHWAYS OF THIS STATE.
WHEREAS, injuries and death continue to occur on Delaware highways causing personal heartbreak and loss to residents and visitors of the First State; and
WHEREAS, 37 lives have already been claimed in 32 motor vehicle accidents in Delaware as of April 27, 1972; and
WHEREAS, 11 of the highway fatalities so far this year have been pedestrians; and
WHEREAS, the Governor's Council on Highway Safety recognizes the fact that the continuing traffic safety enforcement programs of State, County and Municipal Police in Delaware alone cannot prevent tragedy on the highways; and
WHEREAS, a notable reduction in deaths on Delaware's highways was realized last year as the result of the tremendous teamwork demonstrated by the drivers and pedestrians who used the State's roads;
BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the House of Representatives of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate joining therein, that all citizens are hereby urged to join with the police, public officials, civic and service organizations and private businessess is a renewed effort to think safety continuously while walking or driving, and for each individual to comply voluntarily with all traffic safety laws and encourage others to do likewise.