Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is the most common name for a government agency in Canada[citation needed] or the United States devoted to transportation. The largest is the United States Department of Transportation, which oversees interstate travel and is a federal agency. All U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and many local agencies also have similar organizations and provide enforcement through DOT officers within their respective jurisdictions.

The seal of the United States Department of Transportation, the largest of all DOT's[citation needed]. Some states have based their DOT logo after this one, such as that of Iowa and North Carolina.

The DOT's mission statement claims that an "efficient and modern transportation system " to "improve the quality of life for all Americans" is their goal. [1]

List of U.S. state and insular area departments of transportationEdit

Local departments of transportationEdit

Canadian provincial departments of transportationEdit

The Transport Canada logo

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "About Us". US Department of Transportation. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2019-02-06.

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