Office on Highway Safety

The Office on Highway Safety conducts the state's highway safety efforts. The office works closely with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to promote highway safety and enforce the laws.

Highway Safety Performance Plan

The Highway Safety Performance Plan serves as Rhode Island's application for Federal funds for highway safety programs. The goals for the RIDOT Office on Highway Safety are described in the plan, along with performance measures, and strategies related to the program areas.

Highway Safety Programs

Impaired Driving

Rhode Island's primary seat belt law allows a police officer to stop and ticket a driver if a violation is observed. Enactment of the primary seat belt law made Rhode Island eligible for an additional $3.7 million in federal funding entitled Incentive Grants to Support Increased Safety Belt Use Rates. The purpose of this program is to increase seat belt use through enforcement and public awareness.

 

Occupant Protection

Rhode Island's primary seat belt law allows a police officer to stop and ticket a driver if a violation is observed. Enactment of the primary seat belt law made Rhode Island eligible for an additional $3.7 million in federal funding entitled Incentive Grants to Support Increased Safety Belt Use Rates. The purpose of this program is to increase seat belt use through enforcement and public awareness.

Speeding

Young Drivers

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Bike RI

In the past 20 years, RIDOT has built an impressive network of bike paths, offering more than 60 miles of off-road cycling in all regions of the state.

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