Safety is our number one priority at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA). Learn how you can work with us to protect life and reduce the number of incidents on our roads.
This is a statewide, coordinated, comprehensive, traffic safety plan to reduce highway fatalities and serious injuries.
This page provides extensive guidance for varied populations: pedestrians, children, the elderly, and bicyclists. Look here for tips to driving in wintry weather.
Just in case: Download our Collision Exchange Form and keep it in your car along with our instructions for what to do if you’re in a crash.
We are committed to full accessibility and inclusiveness on our roads and in our administration.
Find information about measures that protect pedestrians, motorists, and highway workers. These include our work to secure safe vehicular speed, our automated enforcement program, and our success at ensuring bridge safety.
1,000 deaths and 43,000 injuries occur annually in work zones. MDOT SHA will do everything possible to prevent further injury and death. This site includes safety guidelines, safety training for workers, compliance measures, and a work zone safety “toolbox” with rules, safety equipment, law enforcement and safety innovations.
707 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3601
Main Business Line – 410-545-0300
Safety Campaigns – 1-800-323-6742
For emergencies, call MDOT SHA's Statewide Operations Center at 410-582-5650.
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