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.
Join the annual effort to increase awareness.
Be careful when you pass a highway work. Protect yourself, your passengers, and those who build our roads.
Learn important ways to guard drivers and bicyclists.
Look up, look out. Review important tips for pedestrians and drivers. Print out a tip card in English or Spanish.
Keep this in your car in case of emergency.
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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