Safety is our priority at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA). Here is important safety information for you and your loved ones.
Maryland’s traffic safety community has a clear, unified mission – to move the State and all those on our roads Toward Zero Deaths. Follow the link to the Maryland Highway Safety Office’s programs about aggressive driving, distracted driving, impaired driving, motorcycle safety, pedestrian safety, seat belts & car seats, and outreach to help save lives.
Review important regulations, requirements and guidelines you should follow. Learn about the annual October Drive Safely to Work Week.
Keep this in your car in case of emergency.
Motorists: Follow the tips in these safety campaigns to share our roads safely with those on foot and on two wheels.
Use this reference if you see an accident at a railroad crossing.
When the temperature drops and the snow starts, here’s some help for you.
Learn how to apply for federal funds that can be used in infrastructure and non-infrastructure programs that benefit elementary and middle school children.
See how MDOT SHA determines where to place traffic signs and signals.
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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