Labor Day Holiday Traffic Count
6 p.m. Thursday, September 4 - Midnight Monday, September 7
The Georgia State Patrol is teaming up with their law enforcement counterparts from Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida this week for the Annual Hands Across the Border campaign to target impaired drivers.
The Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching, and the Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to put safety first. “Troopers will be on concentrated and high visibility patrols actively looking for impaired and unsafe drivers this holiday weekend,” said Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
The 78-hour Labor Day travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 4, and ends at midnight on Labor Day.
(Atlanta) - As students begin to return to the classroom for the new school year, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to use caution when driving near school bus stops and in school zones.
Forecasters are projecting that temperatures in Georgia will continue to rise. Severe summer heat can place a heavy toll on cars if proper precautions are not taken.
Traffic crashes over the July Fourth holiday traffic period resulted in 10 fatalities across the state. The holiday period began Thursday, July 2 at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Sunday, July 5.
The 78-hour holiday period begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, and ends at midnight on Sunday, July 5.
Effective July 1, 2015, O.C.G.A 40-1-191 requires the following:
Ride share network services, transportation referral services, transportation referral service providers, and certain taxi services doing business or operating in the state of Georgia to register with the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
Registration will be done on an annual basis and require a fee to be paid to obtain a permit to operate in the state of Georgia.
This 78-hour holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 22, and ends at midnight on Memorial Day.