Bicycles are considered vehicles in Pennsylvania.Which means cyclists have most of the same rights and responsibilities as motorists.
Roadwork can be an inconvenience and frustrating, especially when you're already running late or headed to a fun picnic or vacation.
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.