Georgia Department of Safety

Common Car Accidents in Georgia and How to Avoid Them

Common Car Accidents in Georgia and How to Avoid Them

In Georgia, car accidents are the second leading cause of injury deaths and the second leading cause of hospitalization and emergency room visits. Accidents can occur for a number of reasons, including dangerous behavior on the part of drivers. Fortunately, there...

Highly Visible Patrols Planned for Accident-Heavy Holiday Weekend

Highly Visible Patrols Planned for Accident-Heavy Holiday Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) and Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) announced this week that their officers will be conducting highly visible patrols on area interstates and secondary roads during the 78-hour holiday weekend that begins Friday,...

Common Dangers on the Streets of Atlanta (And Infrastructure Improvements That Could Help)

Common Dangers on the Streets of Atlanta (And Infrastructure Improvements That Could Help)

According to a 2022 study, the top five most dangerous roads in Georgia are located in the greater Atlanta area. The average Atlanta driver faces a great deal of stress while trying to navigate those roads every day, including potholes, busy streets, and...

At Least 16 Killed on Georgia Roadways Over New Year’s Weekend

At Least 16 Killed on Georgia Roadways Over New Year’s Weekend

At least 16 people were killed in car accidents on Georgia roadways over the long New Year's holiday weekend this year, as of Monday morning. The Georgia Department of Safety reported fatal accidents in the following counties: Atlanta Brunswick Cartersville...