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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




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MCCD Notice of Public Hearing - July 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 July 9, 2020 10:00 AM in the Georgia Department of Public Safety Media Room at 959 United SE Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316.

Press Releases

Thirteen People Killed in Fourth of July Holiday Travel Period Crashes

ATLANTA - Troopers and local law enforcement investigated 12 fatal traffic crashes resulting in 13 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.

State Troopers and Officers Urge Motorists to Put Safety First This July Fourth Holiday Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol and Motor Carrier Compliance Division encourage everyone to celebrate the Independence Day holiday responsibly.  This year, the holiday travel period is 54 hours long.  It will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 3, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 5. This year also marks the second-year anniversary of the Georgia Hands-Free Law which became effective July 1, 2018.