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Safety is Top Priority at the Ohio Department of Transportation    Whether Ohioans are traveling by heels or wheels, ODOT wants you to get to your destination safely. That’s why ODOT has launched a statewide grassroots safety campaign called Every Move You Make, Keep It Safe.

Lesson Guides for Grades K-8
Teachers and students will love these ready-made lessons.  Fun experiments, shoe design projects and more - all aligned with Ohio's Academic Standards.  Safety education has never been more teacher-friendly or student interactive.  Kids learn traffic rules to improve school safety.  

Reduce roadway fatalities by 5% by 2015 – Save 150 lives.
Ohio has a lofty goal. Save lives. In 2012, there were nearly 300,000 traffic crashes across Ohio with more than 1,120 deaths and 9,700 serious injuries. Many crashes can be prevented through better safety awareness and safe-driving practices.

Engineering for road safety
While ODOT and city and county engineers are working to design and build roads safer, we invite you to join us in making safety a priority. By staying alert, wearing your helmet or seat belt and knowing the rules of the road, you can help reduce deaths and injuries.

 What's New! 

ODOT Shows What Can Happen When Motorists "Crowd the Plow"

Ohio Expands "Move Over Law"

Ohio Department of Transportation Continues School Safety Trend

Ohio has developed fact sheets outlining the major causes of serious crashes on Ohio roads.

Safe Out the Door Video! 

Safety Facts Rotator 
Test Drive ODOT’s Distracted Driver Simulator, sponsored by Nationwide, Now until Aug 7th at the ODOT's Ohio State Fair Booth 

Safety IQ quiz