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Distracted Driving

November 01, 2018
By: Larissa Newton

Road workers deal with the reality – and consequences – of speeding motorists on a regular basis.


August 08, 2018
By: Larissa Newton

Innocent lives are lost every day across the country because of drivers who recklessly decide to run red lights.


February 21, 2018
By: Larissa Newton

​Highway Safety Law Awareness Week is a joint effort between PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police to highlight lesser-known laws.


January 30, 2018
By: Larissa Newton

As Pennsylvania celebrates one of its hometown teams in the Big Game, let's not add potential tragedy by driving impaired.


November 13, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

What can PennDOT do to reach a teen audience and reduce the number of teens who die each year in vehicle crashes?


November 06, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

As we allow our bodies to adjust to a new schedule, we must make sure we get plenty of sleep — especially before we get behind the wheel.


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 16, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

​National Teen Driver Safety Week was established by Congress in 2007, and is an important week highlighting teens' elevated crash risk.


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.


May 01, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Parents just want to keep their kids safe, especially when it comes time to hand over the car keys.