Final Holiday Traffic Count for Thanksgiving Travel Period

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 15 traffic deaths.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates 103rd Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 103rd Trooper School on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. After 32 weeks of intense training, 48 new troopers will report to patrol posts throughout the state on Thursday, November 1.

MCCD Graduates Second Motor Carrier Officer School

(FORSYTH) – The Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) graduated its 2nd Motor Carrier Officer School on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. After 25 weeks of intense training, 17 new MCCD officers will report to inspection stations throughout the state.

Eighteen People Killed in Labor Day Travel Period Crashes

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Labor Day holiday travel period resulted in 18 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 31, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 3.

Troopers Encourage Safe Driving Habits During the Labor Day Weekend

It’s almost Labor Day, and the Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to practice safe driving habits as they travel throughout the state this weekend.

Georgia State Patrol Going for Third Title as "America's Best Looking Cruiser"

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) is again participating in this year’s “Best Looking Cruiser” contest conducted by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST).

Georgia State Patrol Major Returns from Police Leadership Training in Israel

Major Jason Johnson of the Georgia State Patrol has returned after an intensive two weeks of public safety leadership training with Israel’s top policing executives.

Five People Killed in July Fourth Holiday Travel Period Crashes

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the July Fourth holiday travel period resulted in five traffic deaths.  The 30-hour holiday period began Tues., Jul. 3, at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 11:59 p.m.

State Troopers Encourage Safe Driving During the July Fourth Holiday

Georgia State Troopers are gearing up for the July Fourth holiday travel period.  The holiday period is 30 hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. on Tues., Jul. 3, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on July Fourth.

Are you Ready for Hands-Free in Georgia?

During this year’s Legislative Session, Georgia became the 16th state in the U.S., along with the District of Columbia (D.C.), Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to enact a hands-free driving law that prohibits all drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.