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Public Safety 

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), in cooperation with its employees, partners and customers, strives to reduce injuries, crashes and fatalities involving bicycles, vehicles, large trucks and buses. The health and safety of those working for us, and those affected by our activities, is our first and most important responsibility.

MDOT’s approach to improving safety performance is based on risk management, leadership qualities and customer engagement. To avoid serious injuries, we have implemented several control systems. Our injury prevention protocols emphasize some of the following topics: