What You Need To Know About The Department of Transportation

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Do you like America's transportation system? Do you think it's safe and organized? Do you find our transportation system easily accessible?

Before you answer any of these questions, you should first understand that the government has developed a system that is designed to make our lives easier and safer, and not only that, the system also intends to help us exhaust every possible way of seeing to it that our needs are constantly met and our interests are always protected.

In an effort to create the best possible way of going from one place to another, the United States Federal Government has established the United States Department of Transportation, otherwise known as DOT, in the year 1966.

The mission of the department revolves around the idea of serving the United States of America through the development of a fast, safe, accessible, efficient and convenient transportation system that will meet our essential national interests and at the same time would improve the quality of life today, and in the future.

The DOT does not only limit its services to the development of technological advances that will boost our transportation system but it also funds and supports state governments and local organizations in the event that they desire to conduct scientific studies and experiments which are geared towards achieving the goals of the DOT.

The department has 13 major operating divisions. In this article we will discuss how a few of those divisions can help you and your cause:

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