Students in Georgia are beginning to return to school from summer vacation and daily traffic patterns will change. State troopers are reminding drivers to be especially careful when traveling through school zones and around school buses.
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(ATLANTA)—Tommy Waldrop from Franklin County has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Georgia State Patrol effective August 1. In his new capacity, Major Waldrop is responsible for the field operations of the Georgia State Patrol, including the 51 GSP posts across the state, as well as the Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), Implied Consent Unit, SWAT, GSP Dive Team and the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT).
As school systems across Georgia begin preparing for the new school year, officials with the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division say they have completed their annual school bus inspections and the buses are ready to resume their normal operations.
The search is continuing for the vehicle and trailer involved in a fatal accident on Monday that killed a 53-year-old Alpharetta man.
Eleven people have died in July Fourth weekend traffic crashes across Georgia. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ended midnight on Sunday, July 6.
Georgia State Troopers are preparing for a busy July Fourth holiday travel period. The holiday period is 78 hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ending at midnight on Sunday, July 6.
The Georgia mobilization of Operation Zero Tolerance (OZT) is underway for the July Fourth travel period. The Georgia State Patrol reminds drivers to use a designated driver if alcohol consumption will be part of your holiday festivities.
Motorists who travel Interstate 75 this weekend will see an increase in traffic patrols as part of the Staying Alive on I-75 campaign. State troopers from Miami to Sault Ste. Marie are partnering to keep interstate travel safe.
Operation Safe D.R.I.V.E. on I-95 underway is underway in four states.
The Georgia State Patrol has made an arrest in the hit and run pedestrian collision Monday in Harris County.