Be Safe. Drive Smart.

Whether it is winter driving, drowsy driving, speeding, school zone safety, turn around don’t drown, or pedestrian and bicycle safety, it’s covered by the General Topics Safety Campaign, which falls under the umbrella of Be Safe. Drive Smart. 

Know Before You Go

Know before you go. Check weather forecasts before departing and visit DriveTexas or call 800-452-9292 to check highway conditions and notices for road closures due to hazardous weather such as flooding or ice. You can also visit TxDOT's website, for more information on road conditions and traffic safety tips, and check us out on Facebook.

Drive Safe Texas Website

Drive Safe Texas is a resource for safe driving in Texas. It offers a mobile friendly platform and provides a single source and extensive library of information on all safe driving topics. It is a resource for driving schools across the state. The library has a list of all contents and videos are downloadable.

Safety Tips

We ask all drivers to do their part to be safe and drive smart. Practice patience and share the road with others. The life you save could be your own.

  • Remain alert at all times
  • Be courteous to others on the road
  • Drive a safe speed to traffic, road conditions and weather
  • Put your phone away and focus 100 percent on driving
  • Stop for all stop signs and red lights
  • Use extra caution when driving at night or in bad weather
  • Yield to pedestrians
  • Slow down around school zones and work zones
  • Never pass vehicles stopped at a crosswalk
  • If you’re too drowsy to drive, pull over safely and take a rest
  • Never drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs

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