Back in 1776, it was unlikely our Founding Fathers expected the Fourth of July to become synonymous with fireworks, picnics, and alcohol.
Whenever PennDOT announces a new roundabout, we inevitably hear the same thing: "Why?"
Pennsylvania's mandatory seat belt law isn't just about keeping you safe — it's about everyone in your vehicle.
Memorial Day is largely known as a holiday for travel and backyard barbecues with cold brews. Let's keep those two things separate.
Keeping our roads safe takes a team effort — with Pennsylvania’s many emergency personnel sometimes being the unsung heroes of the lineup.
Now that the weather is getting consistently warmer, motorists on Pennsylvania’s roads will be encountering a lot more motorcyclists.
PennDOT’s largest project this year in southcentral Pennsylvania is going to make a huge difference for travelers of Route 283.
Bicycles are considered vehicles in Pennsylvania.Which means cyclists have most of the same rights and responsibilities as motorists.
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.
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.
Help keep people safe in their communities and on Pennsylvania's roads.
Rebuild public infrastructure to meet 21st century challenges and needs.
Improve government efficiency and employee engagement.