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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.
As well as the Work Zone Smart page caption to say: Work Zone season is here. Check out PennDOT´s Work Zone Smart video.
Learn about PennDOT´s low-cost safety improvement efforts on the Infrastructure page!
There are safety laws to remember for winter driving, too. Check out our Winter Driving page to see how you can help ensure we all get home safely this season.
Pennsylvania wants all motorists to drive sober, and reminds underage drivers of the state´s Zero Tolerance law. Learn more at our Young Driver page.
October is International Walk to School Month and PennDOT is reminding parents, walkers and bikers to exercise safety year-round. Check out our Bicycle/Pedestrian page for more information!
PennDOT, police and safety partners statewide are reminding parents and caregivers to be sure their children are safely and (legally) secured in vehicles. Learn more in the Child Passenger Safety information center!
PennDOT is partnering with police statewide to crack down on those driving impaired by drugs or alcohol. Visit our Impaired Driving page to learn more.
As the new school year begins, PennDOT reminds drivers to remain vigilant and follow school bus laws as students and school buses return to the roadways.
PennDOT is continuing its motorcycle safety efforts this summer by taking its new Live Free Ride Alive venue on the road. Learn more about the effort on our motorcycle safety page.
PennDOT and police are cracking down on aggressive driving behaviors statewide. Find out on our Aggressive Driving page if you´re an aggressive driver.
PennDOT is asking Pennsylvania motorists to share their opinions on traffic safety enforcement and driving behaviors through an online survey available through Saturday.
High-school students from across Pennsylvania were selected as winners in our safety PSA contest. Visit the contest page to hear this year´s winning messages!
PennDOT and police are on the lookout for unbuckled motorists and passengers. Find out about seat belt laws and see common seat-belt excuses busted on our Seat Belt page.
Around the upcoming Independence Day holiday, Pennsylvania police will crack down on drivers impaired by drugs or alcohol. Find out the penalties of impaired driving and why you should Just Drive - Safe and Sober.
Police in Pennsylvania are partnering to participate in a national Click It or Ticket seat-belt enforcement wave, and PennDOT is reminding people to Just Buckle Up. Learn about seat belt laws and safety on our Seat Belt information page.
With construction season getting into full swing, motorists are reminded of work-zone safety and penalties for violating work-zone laws. To learn more and see information on PennDOT worker memorials (traveling memorial pictured), visit the Work Zone information center.
New for the 2012 riding season is the Advanced Rider Course (ARC), a one-day training session modeled after a military training course for licensed motorcyclists who wish to enhance their safety skills through attitude and enhanced awareness. Learn more on the motorcycle safety page.
A new law affecting motorists and bicyclists went into effect April 2. For more information, visit our Bicycle/Pedestrian Information Page.
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."
PennDOT Marks Teen Driver Safety Week
PennDOT is reaching out to teen drivers and their parents with safe driving tips during National Teen Driver Safety Week. Two of the major factors for teen driver crashes are driving too fast for conditions and distractions.
Visit our information center for more teen driver safety information
Halloween Enforcement Focuses on Drugged Drivers
This Halloween, police across Pennsylvania are stepping up impaired driving enforcement, with extra emphasis on drivers impaired by drugs. Stay safe this Halloween by designating a driver.