Press Releases

July Fourth Holiday Traffic Count

July 7, 2014

Eleven people have died in July Fourth weekend traffic crashes across Georgia. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ended midnight on Sunday, July 6.

Troopers Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

June 27, 2014

The Georgia mobilization of Operation Zero Tolerance (OZT) is underway for the July Fourth travel period. The Georgia State Patrol reminds drivers to use a designated driver if alcohol consumption will be part of your holiday festivities.

Staying Alive on I-75 Underway This Weekend

June 27, 2014

Motorists who travel Interstate 75 this weekend will see an increase in traffic patrols as part of the Staying Alive on I-75 campaign. State troopers from Miami to Sault Ste. Marie are partnering to keep interstate travel safe.

Effective July 1, 2014: UCR & GIMC Registration Moving to DPS

June 9, 2014

Effective July 1, 2014, the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) (for Interstate motor carriers) and the Georgia Intrastate Motor Carrier (GIMC) Registration (UCR-GA for intrastate carriers) Programs are moving from the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) to the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Motor Carrier Compliance Division Encourages Consumers to Hire Licensed Limousine Carriers

May 26, 2014

The Motor Carrier Compliance Division is reminding consumers to hire only limousine carriers that are licensed by the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS). “During this time of year, people host a lot of special events. These occasions can be some of the most memorable moments in a person's life, and we want to make sure that everyone gets to and from the event safely,” said Major Gene Davis, commander of the Motor Carrier Compliance Division.