The Delaware Office of Highway Safety announced pedestrian safety initiatives that will begin Nov. 3.

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety announced pedestrian safety initiatives that will begin Nov. 3.

These initiatives will include outreach to the pedestrian population, enforcement of pedestrian safety laws, placement of paid media and various public relations efforts.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 will conduct education and enforcement projects from Nov. 3 to 21 that involves high-visibility education and enforcement along U.S. Route 13 from the Route 13/40 split to Interstate 295. Enforcement patrols also will be held to cite those who break pedestrian safety laws.

Outreach and education patrols will be held from Nov. 5 to Dec. 19. Participating police agencies include those in Dover, Elsmere, Laurel, Milford, Newark, Seaford, Smyrna, Wilmington and Delaware State Police Troops 2, 3 and 6. Officers will provide pedestrians with literature that includes safe walking tips and a small flashlight to increase pedestrians’ visibility in low-light or dark conditions.