Public Motor Vehicle Services
Driver licenses in Arizona
|Drivers licensed by ADOT MVD||*5,873,322||5,850,390||5,850,511|
|Commercial driver licenses||114,250||119,293||121,901|
* Driver licenses number previously included identification cards. Recent updates exclude these counts.
Vehicles Registered in Arizona
|vehicles registered||* 7,444,032||7,764,367||7,969,576|
* Vehicle registrations included an "unassigned category" for law enforcement's use and also included disability placards. Recent updates excluded these counts.
|Alternate Fuel and Hybrid Vehicles||63,147||102,793||149,696|
|electric vehicles (only)||40,964||58,219||80,613|
MVD Customers, Transactions and Revenues
|Customers Served||2.6 million||2.8 million||2.8 million|
|Transactions||15 million||14.6 million||14 million|
|Total Revenue collected||$1.73 billion||$1.77 billion||$1.83 billion|
|Online Transactions||$861 million||$810 million||$785 million|
|Authorized Third Parties||$598 million||$677 million||$728 million|
|ADOT field offices||$190 million||$210 million||$216 million|
|other sources||$84 million||$73 million||$99 million|
Permitting, Inspections & Enforcement
Enforcement and Compliance Division (ECD) Function/Staffing Levels
- ECD consists of Office of the Inspector General and Enforcement Services Bureau
- 256 police officer detective and civilian positions statewide
Ports of Entry
Manages 14 ports of entry statewide
Ports of entry monitor all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements, insurance requirements, and equipment safety requirements, and issue permits as required.
- ADOT-ECD manages a unit of three (3) K-9s to support operations and respond to requests from city and county agencies.
- Officers are trained to interdict drugs, money and human trafficking.
- The program has interdicted one of the largest drug seizures in Mohave County (1,100 lbs).
Border Liaison Unit
- The Unit conducts workshops in Mexico and the United States
- Partners with the motor carrier industry and provides workshops and instructional classes
- Promotes and ensures the safe, efficient movement of people, goods and services through Arizona's southern international ports of entry while promoting compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations
Road Projects, Preservation and Maintenance
Infrastructure enhancements: rehabilitation, expansion, modernization, preservation
|rehabilitation projects||$239 million||$260 million||$402 million|
|expansion projects||$231 million||$1,053 million||$621 million|
|modernization projects||$129 million||$79 million||$79 million|
|preservation projects||$20 million||$17 million||$50 million|
Spending - trash pickup, emergency response, pothole repair
|trash pickup / year||$7.8 million||$7.3 million||$7.65 million|
|emergency response / year||$3.25 million||$2.54 million||$2.7 million|
|pothole repair / year||$2.32 million||$2.31 million||$4.8 million|
Maintenance - highways, bridges, plowing snow
9,415 (estimate) state highway center lane miles
121 days plowing snow
Transportation infrastructure systems, services and safety
What is the volume of traffic in the Phoenix Metro area?
- Currently about 10 Billion Vehicle Miles Traveled (per year)
Freeway water removal - what is our capacity?
- With 72 pump stations around the Phoenix area freeway system, we can pump about 3.2 million gallons/minute.
- An individual pump inside an ADOT pump station can remove more than 12,000 gallons per minute – the equivalent of emptying a 30,000 gallon swimming pool in less than 3 minutes.
How many traffic signs are there?
- 227,870 traffic signs statewide
How many striping miles are there in the state?
- 6,960 center lane miles maintained by ADOT
- About 26,500 striping miles, requiring about 126,700 gallons of paint
How many Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) features do we have?
- 28,045 lighting fixtures
- 7,610 tunnel lighting fixtures
- 9,413 lighting posts
- 605 traffic signals
- 526 closed-circuit television feeds
- 371 load centers (Central District)
- 304 digital message boards
- 264 metered ramps
Transportation Planning and Programming
Vehicular Miles Traveled (VMT) by roadway
|TOTAL daily VMT||208.6 million|
|Arterial roadways||84.8 million|
|Interstate highways||44.7 million|
|Other freeway and expressways||27.3 million|
|Local roadways||20.9 million|
|Collector roadways||30.9 million|
Roadway types (managed by ADOT)
- 74,863 TOTAL (centerline) miles
- 54,769 miles of local roadway
- 11,779 miles of collector roadway
- 6,846 miles of other arterial roadway
- 1,168 miles of interstate highway
- 273 miles of other freeway and expressway
Five-Year Program Information Related to Roads (2022-2026)
Five-Year Program information related to roads (2021-2025):
- $2.68 billion for pavement and bridge preservation
- $669 million for highway system expansion
- $859 million for highway modernization
Long-Range Transportation Plan information:
- $231.4 billion highway capital needs to 2040 (estimated)
- $69.1 billion revenues (estimated)
- $162.3 billion funding gap (estimated)
Airport funding grants provided to airports in Arizona
- $55.6 million total average annual program dollars
- 67 airports served
Public transit federal funding grants allocated to Arizona providers
- $15 million, 30 providers from rural public transit CARES funding during pandemic
- $18.1 million, 28 providers to serve rural public transit needs
- $6.3 million, 43 providers to serve the elderly and persons with disabilities
- $546,754, 19 providers for buses and bus facilities
- $1 million, 4 providers for transit planning needs
- $3.49 million, 12 providers for small urban area needs