Programs and Partnerships

Adopt a Highway

Safety and Vest Requirements

Safety Vests are required within the right of way of any roadway open to public travel! ADOT Adopt a Highway volunteers are required to read Safety Briefings before every cleanup and watch the safety briefing video below. 

Vests must be ANSI Class II
  Safety-Vest-ANSI-Class-II

The label you are looking for will say
  ANSI/ISEA Lime Yellow Class 2 
Safety-Vest-Tag

Volunteers must acknowledge they have seen the Adopt a Highway Volunteer Safety Briefing Information orientation video and read the Safety Briefing before entering ADOT encroachment for the Adopt a Highway Volunteer program. Please print this Adopt a Highway Volunteer Safety Briefing Information form sign it and return it to the designated ADOT office listed on your permit. Please do this before your first clean up.


Volunteer Registration

All volunteers must read and sign the Volunteer Registration form. The Permitee must return the signed form to the District Permit Technician after every cleanup.

Safety Vests

Volunteers are required to wear ANSI Class II safety vests. If we have vests available, we are happy to loan them to you. Please check with your ADOT district permit technician regarding safety vests, and be sure to follow instructions about returning any loaned vests to ADOT.

If your group is checking out vests for your ADOT Adopt a Highway volunteer cleanup, Please fill out the Adopt a Highway Vests Check Out Sheet and send it to your ADOT contact in the Designated ADOT District office listed on your Application. 

On December 16th of 2009 a Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) ruling declared all workers within the right of way of any roadway open to public travel are REQUIRED to wear Class 2 or Class 3 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) /International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) 107-2004 compliant high visibility safety apparel by December 31st, 2011.