Press Releases

DPS Participating in Hands Across the Border

August 30, 2010

(ATLANTA)—Troopers from the Georgia State Patrol and officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s Motor Carrier Compliance Division are joining their law enforcement counterparts in neighboring states this week to encourage safe travel durin


July 30, 2010

The 30-day grace period by the Georgia State Patrol comes to an end this weekend as Georgia State Troopers will begin issuing citations for texting while driving and motorists not buckled up in pickup trucks.  Troopers have been warning violators about

GSP Reminds Motorists to Watch for Motorcycles

May 26, 2010

(ATLANTA) - May is motorcycle safety month across the country and the Georgia State Patrol is calling on all motorists to exercise caution while driving to avoid collisions with motorcycles.  Troopers also remind motorc

Concentrated Seat Belt Enforcement Underway

May 24, 2010

(ATLANTA) - As drivers prepare to hit the roads for the Memorial Day holiday travel period, the Georgia Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to make safety belt use their number one priority while traveling.  Two national tr