Transportation Safety

Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Arizona Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Federal regulations require all states to have a Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) that provides a comprehensive framework for reducing fatalities and serious injuries on public roadways. ADOT leads development of the SHSP in cooperation with local, state, federal and other safety stakeholders.

Driving Safety Home

Take the pledge to make transportation safety a priority in 2014!

Dust Storms

Dust storms can present hazardous driving conditions. If you get caught in one, remember to "pull aside, stay alive."

Move Over, AZ

Arizona's Move Over law requires motorists to move over one lane, or slow down if changing lanes isn't safe or possible, when driving by any vehicle with flashing lights pulled to the side of a road or highway. Remember: Move Over, AZ. Every vehicle, every time.

Road-Trip Safety

Planning ahead is key to the success of your road trip. Whether it's a holiday weekend, family vacation or other special occasion, ADOT wants you and your passengers to arrive at your destination safely.


The modern roundabout is a type of raised intersection with no traffic lights. By understanding what a modern roundabout is and how it works, motorists are able to travel through intersections easier and safer.

Traffic Incident Management for Responders

This unique course for first responders promotes a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance at traffic incident scenes; prompt, reliable and open communications; and motorist and responder safeguards.

Know Snow

Arizona has a wide variety of climate conditions travelers need to know about. While the low deserts are hot and dry, the state’s northern region can experience ice, snow and subzero temperatures. Monsoon storms can produce flash flooding, high winds and blinding dust storms. Use this information to help ensure your travel throughout Arizona is safe and enjoyable.

Work Zone Safety
Work-Zone Safety

In the past five years, more than 11,000 people have been injured and more than 80 people have been killed in work-zone crashes. Nearly all of those killed and injured were drivers or passengers traveling through those work zones.