• Man Riding Bicycle with Safety Equipment Safe Passing Distance: Four Feet or More

    Safe Passing Distance: Four Feet or More

    According to a law effective April 2, 2012, motorists must allow a safe passing distance of at least four feet between their vehicle and a bicycle. For more information on bicycle/pedestrian laws visit our Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety page.

  • Pennsylvania Distracted Driving

    There were more than 14,600 crashes in Pennsylvania last year that involved a distracted driver. Find out why distractions can wait at our Distracted Driving page.

  • Rider Taking a Motorcycle Safety Course Summer means more motorcycles on the road.

    Summer means more motorcycles on the road.

    Visit our Motorcycle Safety page for more information on rider safety lessons and the LiveFreeRideAlive program.

  • chipping operation_surface treatment

    PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police remind motorists to drive carefully through the hundreds of work zones they’ll encounter this construction season. Pay close attention to flaggers and signs and maintain a safe following distance.

Man Riding Bicycle with Safety Equipment Safe Passing Distance: Four Feet or More

Safe Passing Distance: Four Feet or More

According to a law effective April 2, 2012, motorists must allow a safe passing distance of at least four feet between their vehicle and a bicycle. For more information on bicycle/pedestrian laws visit our Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety page.

Pennsylvania Distracted Driving

There were more than 14,600 crashes in Pennsylvania last year that involved a distracted driver. Find out why distractions can wait at our Distracted Driving page.

Rider Taking a Motorcycle Safety Course Summer means more motorcycles on the road.

Summer means more motorcycles on the road.

Visit our Motorcycle Safety page for more information on rider safety lessons and the LiveFreeRideAlive program.

chipping operation_surface treatment

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police remind motorists to drive carefully through the hundreds of work zones they’ll encounter this construction season. Pay close attention to flaggers and signs and maintain a safe following distance.

Just Drive PA

Just Drive Safely in PA Just Drive PA

Through Just Drive PA, PennDOT aims to make sure that all motorists in Pennsylvania are safe drivers.

With more than 1,200 people losing their lives in traffic crashes in Pennsylvania each year, Just Drive PA encourages motorists to avoid life-threatening behaviors such as not wearing a seat belt, driving impaired and driving aggressively.

Each of you can make a difference for highway safety by simply remembering to "Just Drive PA."

511 C Pennsylvania's Official Travel Information Service

Pennsylvania's Official Travel Information Service

511PA provides travelers with reliable, current traffic and weather information, as well as links to other transportation services. 511PA helps motorists reach their destination in the most efficient manner when traveling in Pennsylvania.

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