April 20, 2018

MDOT continues moving Toward Zero Deaths

Each year MDOT joins the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and […]
April 20, 2018

Knowledge key when it comes to work zone safety

Every day, MDOT construction and maintenance crews experience driving behavior that puts their safety at risk. From distracted driving to speeding, highway workers understand that part […]
April 9, 2018

Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility

Did you know that 765 people were killed in work zone crashes nationwide in 2017? Did you know that 80 percent of the people killed were […]
April 2, 2018

Highway workers rely on you for safety

Imagine you’re sitting in your office trying to meet a fast approaching deadline. You’re focused. In the zone and making significant progress. All of the sudden […]
September 28, 2017

A Message from Your MDOT Workers

Everyday, highway workers in Mississippi and across the country see motorists’ behavior placing their safety at risk. From drivers texting on their phones, speeding by them […]
January 22, 2018

Why We Launched Drive Smart MS

In the past three years, there has been a 14 percent increase in traffic fatalities statewide. In 2016, 690 people lost their lives on Mississippi roads. […]