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What can PennDOT do to reach a teen audience and reduce the number of teens who die each year in vehicle crashes?
Driving while impaired is a bad choice, period. It affects not only you, but those around you, including innocent strangers.
Back in 1776, it was unlikely our Founding Fathers expected the Fourth of July to become synonymous with fireworks, picnics, and alcohol.
Memorial Day is largely known as a holiday for travel and backyard barbecues with cold brews. Let's keep those two things separate.
The good news is that we reached a record low in 2016 with 1,188 fatalities. To us, that's still 1,188 too many.
Did you know PennDOT is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,000 bridges? We oversee programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports and waterways, in addition to administering the state's more than 11 million vehicle registrations and 8.8 million driver's licenses.
So, how do we do what we do? And how can we help you travel in Pennsylvania — whether it be for business or leisure — in safe and enjoyable manner? Read PennDOT Way to learn more about the department, what we do, and how and why we do it.