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.
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.