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Child Safety

January 16, 2019
By: Ellerie Krot

In October, PennDOT and its partners honored students and school bus drivers across the state for highlighting school bus safety.


January 11, 2019

Every year on January 11th, we recognize National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. And on this day, we wear blue to pledge solidarity.


September 24, 2018
By: Larissa Newton

When traveling, the best way to protect children is to place them in the right car seats for their ages and sizes.


January 09, 2018

On Thursday, I'll be wearing blue because it's time to put the brakes on human trafficking.


December 08, 2017
By: Alexis White

​PennDOT's strongest asset has always been its employees, who continuously show their dedication to improving the department.


October 23, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Here’s a frightening Halloween statistic: Children are, on average, more than twice as likely to be hit by a vehicle and killed on Halloween


October 03, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

At some point every day, everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, pedestrian deaths have gone up — there were 172 in 2016.


September 19, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

​Children are our future, as they say, so why is it that 4 out of 5 car seats still are used incorrectly?


August 25, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Adding a few minutes to your commute should be a small price to pay for the safety of the more than 1.5 million students transported daily.


July 03, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Too often we hear the stories about young children who died when left alone in a sweltering hot car. And you think, "I would never do that!"