Georgia

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of Georgia. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

“Hands Across the Border” DUI Prevention Campaign Returns

With some states seeing an increase in alcohol-related crashes and deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia is looking to get drunk and drugged drivers off the road during the 29th annual “Hands Across the Border” DUI enforcement and awareness campaign.

“Hands Across the Border” DUI Prevention Campaign Returns

Story by Robert Hydrick
August 18, 2020

Drowsy Driving Prevention Grant: Georgia

In 2019, through a grant from the National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF), the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) participated in the Georgia National Fair by setting up a booth to raise awareness regarding drowsy driving. Due to data showing that most of Georgia’s drowsy driving fatalities occur on rural roads, GOHS partnered with the Georgia Department of Agriculture while attending the fair.

Law enforcement officers cracking down on speeding during multi-state campaign

Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee are partnering again for Operation Southern Shield, a high visibility enforcement period focusing on speeding. Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety Director and GHSA Vice Chair Harris Blackwood discusses.

Law enforcement officers cracking down on speeding during multi-state campaign

Story by Isabel Hughes
July 11, 2018

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