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Important Updates Regarding COVID-19/Executive Order

The statewide executive order for empowering a healthy Georgia will extend through July 15. This order affects all Georgia residents and visitors. Review the following: COVID-19 Updates




Georgia Department of Public Safety works with all levels of government to provide a safe environment for residents and visitors to our state.

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NOTICE OF MEETING - Board of Public Safety JULY 2020

This is Notice of a Virtual/Call-In Meeting of the Georgia Board of Public Safety. The meeting will be held at 11 a.m on July 23, 2020.


MCCD Notice of Public Hearing - August 2020

Atlanta /

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ALL INTERESTED PARTIES that the following additional matters have been assigned for hearing before the Department of Public Safety (herein after referred to DPS) on August 6, 2020 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 United SE Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.

Press Releases

Motor Carrier Compliance Officers Focus on Unsafe Driving Behavior During Operation Save Driver Week

(ATLANTA) – The Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is participating in Operation Safe Driver Week, July 12-18, which focuses on commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors with an emphasis on speeding.

Sixteen People Killed in Fourth of July Holiday Travel Period Crashes

ATLANTA - Troopers and local law enforcement investigated 15 fatal traffic crashes resulting in 16 deaths across Georgia during the July Fourth holiday travel period.  This year, the holiday travel period was 54 hours long.  It began at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 3, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 5.