Moving Missourians Safely - Ch. 1

Safety is a daily commitment for all of MoDOT employees.  From design and construction to operations and maintenance the state transportation system, the safety of our customers, partners and employees is our top priority.  We work with our safety partners to promote safe behavior for all users and modes of transportation so everyone goes home safe every day.

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I-435 traffic

Number and Rate of Fatalities -1a

Safety is MoDOT’s number one priority, so much so that the Mission Statement was updated to include safety.

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a work zone

Number of Fatalities in Work Zones -1b

Safe, efficient travel for the public through work zones is important.

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Motorcylce driving on road

Number of Vulnerable Roadway User Fatalities -1c

Lyndon’s Law was signed by Governor Parson on July 9, 2019, authorizing the Missouri Department of Revenue to revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a highway or utility worker in a work zone or an emergency responder in an emergency zone.

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cars driving down the road

Most Common Characteristics of Fatal Crashes -1d

By identifying behaviors and characteristics most closely associated with these crashes, MoDOT can make more informed decisions to address the problem.

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a semi truck drives under a sunset

Number and Rate of Fatalities Involving Commercial Motor Vehicles -1e

Commercial Motor Vehicles play a vital role in our nation’s economy by transporting the products we need.

4th Quarter 2019
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buckling up

Percent of Seat Belt/Passenger Vehicle Restraint Use -1f

Seat belts save lives, but getting people to use them – even to protect their own lives – is a challenge.

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SPOTTER HELPING TRUCK BACK UP

Employee Safety Focus Areas - 1g

MoDOT makes safety our highest priority to make sure everyone goes home safe.

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TMA wet paint

TMA Crashes and Associated Employee Injuries - 1h

While the ultimate goal is to eliminate work zone crashes, the goal for this measure is to reduce the number of truck-mounted attenuator hits below the previous 4-year average.

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HARD HAT AND VEST

Employee Perception of Safety Program - 1i

Under Construction

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

Employee Involvement in Safety - 1j

Under Construction

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employees working equipment

Total and Rate of MoDOT Recordable Incidents -1k

The total and rate of recordable incidents are tracked to measure the department’s goal of fewer injuries.

4th Quarter 2019
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employees patch a pothole

General Liability Claims and Costs -1l

Keeping employees and the public safe is MoDOT’s highest value.

4th Quarter 2019