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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?
National Teen Driver Safety Week was established by Congress in 2007, and is an important week highlighting teens' elevated crash risk.
Parallel parking is likely the most-dreaded part of the driver's license road test.
Aggressive driving is defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as the behavior of an individual who “commits a combinat
Parents just want to keep their kids safe, especially when it comes time to hand over the car keys.
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.
Nearly 15,000 crashes involving a distracted driver were reported in Pennsylvania in 2015. Of those, 61 were fatal.
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.