July Fourth Holiday Traffic Count

July 6, 2009

The July Fourth holiday period final traffic count :

 2,490   Crashes

    682   Injuries

        20   Fatalities

               17   Fatal Crashes

Fatal crashes were reported by Athens-Clarke Co. Police, Chamblee Police, DeKalb Co. Police (2), Dougherty Co. Police, Floyd Co. Police, Henry Co. Police, and the Georgia State Patrol Posts in Calhoun, Conyers (2), Hinesville, LaGrange, Statesboro, Thomaston, Toccoa, Valdosta, and Villa Rica.

The holiday traffic count is a joint safety initiative of the Georgia State Patrol and the Crash Reporting Unit of the Georgia Department of Transportation.  The holiday count is updated every six hours during the holiday periods for Memorial Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Contact Information: 
DPS Public Information Office