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.

Eight People Killed in Memorial Day Holiday Travel Period Crashes

ATLANTA- Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Memorial Day holiday travel period resulted in 8 traffic deaths.  The 78-hour holiday period began Fri., May 25, at 6 p.m. and ended Monday at 11:59 p.m.

State Troopers Urge Memorial Day Travelers to Exercise Caution and Make Safety a Top Priority

The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations. The travel period is 78 hours long, and officially begins on Fri., May 25, at 6 p.m., and ends at 11:59 p.m.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates its 102nd Trooper School

(FORSYTH) – The Georgia State Patrol graduated its 102nd Trooper School on Fri., May 11, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. After 32 weeks of intense training, 39 new troopers will report to patrol posts throughout the state on Monday, June 18.

Deal Announces Launch of "See Something, Send Something": Digital reporting app now available in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today the launch of “See Something, Send Something,” a smartphone app that directs citizen concerns to local law enforcement.

Georgia State Patrol Reminds Partygoers to Be Safe This St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

ATLANTA—Georgia State Troopers are reminding St. Patrick’s Day partygoers to be safe this weekend. “Make safety a priority. Driving impaired is dangerous and not worth the risk of killing yourself or someone else,” said Colonel Mark W.

Motor Carrier Compliance Division Graduates its First Motor Carrier Officer School

Congratulations to the 14 new motor carrier officers who graduated from the First Motor Carrier Officer School on Wed., Mar. 7, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. Governor Nathan Deal was the keynote speaker for the graduation ceremony.

Troopers Are Reminding Motorists to be Safe during Spring Break Travel

It’s spring time again, and many school systems in the southeast will be closed for spring break over the next couple of weeks.  This means an increase in motor vehicle travel across Georgia.  “Mid-March to early April is traditionally the time that many people take their first vacation trip of t