Law enacted regulating truck platooning.
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.
Story by Isabel Hughes
July 11, 2018
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) was one of GHSA and Ford Driving Skills For Life's 2016 teen safe driving grant recipients. Through this grant, ADECA was able to organize four safe driving events at high schools throughout the state, entitled "No Crash Course."
Bicycle helmets required for all riders under 16.
Universal helmet law enacted 1967
Checkpoints are conducted throughout the year. Their legality is upheld under federal Constitution.
Length of Regular Renewal Cycle
4 years (8 years eff. 11/13/2017)
Provisions for Mature Drivers
DUID Zero Tolerance or Per se Laws for Some Drugs
- Possession and Use: Illegal
- Impaired Driving: None