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Safety Engineering

Here are the measures that we, at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), take to protect pedestrians, motorists, and highway workers.

Speed Limits

… explains Maryland’s speed restrictions, and analyzes the relation between increasing speed and safety.

Automated Enforcement

… deters motorists who speed and run red lights, protecting Marylanders against two major causes of crashes.

Maryland Bridge Safety

See height, weight and underclearance restrictions, county by county. Here you can also track MDOT SHA’s progress addressing structurally deficient bridges.