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2021 News Releases

February 3, 2021: There Is Nothing Super About Getting a DUI on Football’s Biggest Day
February 23, 2021: Southeast Georgia law enforcement agencies are ready to put the brakes on speeding and aggressive driving on Interstate 16 near Savannah

March 15, 2021: Don’t Rely OnThe Luck Of The Irish To Get Away with DUI On St. Patrick’s Day

April 4, 2021: Drivers Reminded to Park Their Phones While Driving or Risk Getting a Ticket
April 29, 2021: Georgia Joining National Bicycle Safety Month With 5-City Educational Tour

May 25, 2021: Motorists reminded to “Click It to Avoid A Ticket” before getting on the road for the Memorial Day holiday weekend

June 30, 2021: State and local law enforcement to remind everyone to stay sober behind the wheel this holiday weekend

July 19, 2021: Operation Southern Shield looks to put the brakes on the increase in speed-related traffic deaths in Georgia

August 20, 2021: Georgia awarded grant to establish a law enforcement phlebotomy program. State and local law enforcement officers will be able to draw blood that will provide key evidence for DUI prosecution
August 30, 2021: Georgia and neighboring states mark 30 years of saving lives by taking drunk drivers off the road

September 21, 2021: Georgia kicking off National Child Passenger Safety Week 

October 15, 2021: Drivers reminded to share the road with pedestrians
October 20, 2021: Drivers reminded to share the road with farm vehicles
October 29, 2021: Governor’s Challenge Awards Celebrate 22nd Anniversary As Law Enforcement Honored 

November 10, 2021: 2019 Georgia Traffic Safety Fact Sheets are now available
November 22, 2021: Buckle up before getting on the road this holiday weekend 

December 14, 2021: Holiday motorists warned to not make the wrong choice to drink and drive

2019 News Releases

DECEMBER 2019

December 13, 2019:  Holiday Motorists Urged To Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

NOVEMBER 2019

November 15, 2019: Buckle Up Before Getting on the Road this Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period

OCTOBER 2019

October 29, 2019: Halloween Could Bring A Nightmare On Your Street If You Drive Drunk; Law enforcement warn of increased DUI enforcement and pedestrian safety (Statewide Media)

October 25, 2019: Halloween Could Bring a Nightmare On Your Street If You Drive Drunk; Law enforcement warn of increased DUI enforcement and pedestrian safety (Weekly Publications)

October 2, 2019: Take a Break, Stay Awake Behind the Wheel; Governor’s Office of Highway Safety promoting Drowsy Driving Awareness at the Georgia National Fair (Columbus Media)

October 2, 2019: Take a Break, Stay Awake Behind the Wheel; Governor’s Office of Highway Safety promoting Drowsy Driving Awareness at the Georgia National Fair (Weekly Publications)

October 2, 2019: Take a Break, Stay Awake Behind the Wheel; Governor’s Office of Highway Safety promoting Drowsy Driving Awareness at the Georgia National Fair (Albany Media)

October 2, 2019: Take a Break, Stay Awake Behind the Wheel; Governor’s Office of Highway Safety promoting Drowsy Driving Awareness at the Georgia National Fair (Macon Media)

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 23, 2019: Public urged to help #STOPTrackTragedies during Rail Safety Week in North America

September 19, 2019: Georgia’s “Operation Clear Track” Set for September 24 During Rail Safety Week

September 18, 2019:  Governor’s Challenge Awards Celebrate 20th Anniversary As Law Enforcement Honored; Departments large and small recognized for contributions to highway safety

September 11, 2019: Georgia Kicking Off Annual National Child Passenger Safety Week; A week of events from Sept. 15-21 will conclude with Seat Check Saturday (Statewide Media)

September 9, 2019: Georgia Kicking Off Annual National Child Passenger Safety Week; A week of events from Sept. 15-21 will conclude with Seat Check Saturday (Weekly Publications)

AUGUST 2019

August 23, 2019: Motorists Reminded To Not Take a Holiday From Sober Driving This Labor Day; Law enforcement statewide looking to take drunk drivers off the road and into jail

August 27, 2019: Traffic Campaign Coming to Georgia and Neighbor States Prior to Labor Day; “Hands Across the Border” will visit GA, SC, TN, FL and AL

JULY 2019

July 11, 2019: Drivers Warned to Slow Down or Risk Getting Pulled OverGeorgia joins four neighboring states in third annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement campaign

JUNE 2019

June 29, 2019: Don’t let a DUI arrest dampen your July 4th celebration; Georgia law enforcement officers will be working during the holiday to take drunk drivers off the road

MAY 2019

May 23, 2019: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Receives $15,000 Drowsy Driving Grant

May 22, 2019:  Play it Safe This Summer on the Road and Water

APRIL 2019

April 4: Georgia Drivers Warned Of The Dangers of Distracted Driving; State urges motorists to put down the phone and keep their eyes on the road during Distracted Driving Awareness Month (Weekly Publications)

MARCH 2019

March 29: Georgia Drivers Warned Of The Dangers of Distracted Driving;
State urges motorists to put down the phone and keep their eyes on the road during Distracted Driving Awareness Month
 (Statewide Media)

March 18: 30 D.U.I. arrests made during “Operation Lucky Charms”;
State and local law enforcement officers issue more than 700 traffic citations during three-day enforcement operation

March 14: Operation Thunder returns to Savannah area this weekend; State and local law enforcement officers will be focusing on drunk and distracted drivers during three-day operation

March 12: Motorists Warned Not To Depend on The Luck Of The Irish To Get Home Safe; Georgia law enforcement will be stepping up St. Patrick’s Day DUI patrols

March 11: Don’t Press Your Luck by Drinking & Driving Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend; State and local law enforcement will be taking all impaired drivers they find to jail

JANUARY 2019

January 31: Don’t get blocked with a DUI arrest on Super Bowl Sunday;
Fans urged to join the sober driving team by planning a ride with a designated driver, taxi or rideshare service (Broadcast Media)

January 31: Don’t get blocked with a DUI arrest on Super Bowl Sunday;
Fans urged to join the sober driving team by planning a ride with a designated driver, taxi or rideshare service (Statewide Media)

2017 News Releases

December

Holiday Season Will Bring Increased DUI Enforcement In Georgia

October

Georgia Farmers Ask Motorists To “Yield Behind The Wheel” During Fall Harvest Season

August 

Motorists Reminded To Stay Away From The Wheel If They Plan To Celebrate Labor Day Holiday With Alcohol
Governor’s Challenge Awards Recognize Statewide Law Enforcement
Highway Safety Joins AAA To Get Motorists And Students Ready For School

July

“Operation Southern Shield” Leads To Drop In Fatal Crashes On Georgia Roads

Drivers Who Exceed The Speed Limit Are Warned To Slow Down Or Be Prepared To Get Pulled Over

June

National MADD President Visits Georgia To Tout State’s New First-Time Offender Ignition Interlock Law 
Ford Driving Skills For Life Teen Driving Safety Event Returning To Georgia
Regional Traffic Enforcement Initiative Starts Monday In Georgia And Neighboring States

May

Georgia Law Enforcement Officers Gearing Up For Busy Memorial Day Weekend On The Road And Water
Georgia Law Enforcement Officers Stepping Up Enforcement Of State’s Seat Belt Law During Annual Click It Or Ticket Campaign
Motorists Warned To Arrange Sober Driver Before Cinco De Mayo Partying

April

Middle Georgia Law Enforcement Officers And Agencies Win Top Honors At MADD Golden Shield Awards
Georgia Drivers Reminded Their Lives Are More Important Than Text Messages And E-Mails

March

Pedestrian Fatalities Projected To Surge 11% In 2016
State Gearing Up For DUI Enforcement On St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Driver’s Ed Grant Scholarship Program Announced For High School Students

February 

Football Fans Warned To Not Get Behind The Wheel If They Have Been Drinking

January

Drivers Urged To Make Sure Their Vehicles Are Ready For Winter Weather

GOHS News Clips

January 2023

  1. All On Georgia: GA Dept of Public Safety Receives Funding to Continue DUI Task Force and ALS Program from the Governor’s Office of Highway
  2. Yahoo News: Georgia Department of Public Health receives over $2.4 million to support injury prevention efforts
  3. Times- Georgian: Georgia DPH gets multi-million dollar grant
  4. All on Georgia: Georgia Dept of Public Health Awarded Over $2M to Support Injury Prevention Efforts
  5. Grice Connect: Georgia’s DUI Task Force receives $2.9 million grant
  6. All on Georgia: Georgia Dept of Driver Services’ Motorcycle Safety Program Announces Grant Award
  7. WGXA: Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office awarded grant to help reduce traffic fatalities
  8. Dawson County News: Dawson County Health Department receives car seat mini grant
  9. Rockdale Citizen: Piedmont Newton Hospital, with Newton County Health Department, earns car seat mini grant
  10. 13 WMAZ: Macon’s roads are becoming deadlier for pedestrians, but few hit-and-runs are solved
  11. Dawson County News: Georgia DDS receives grant to benefit motorcycle safety program
  12. The Covington News: State awards grant to hospital, Newton County Health to provide car seats
  13. Barrow News Journal: Winder Police Department awarded 2023 Car Seat Mini-Grant
  14. WALB: Should seatbelts be required for backseat riders in Georgia?
  15. The Blackshear Times: GA Dept. of Public Health awarded $2.5 million highway safety grant
  16. News 3: MCSO squad wins award for enforcing traffic safety

December 2022

  1. Virginia News Journal: MOST COMMON MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
  2. TGV News: Study finds most dangerous roads in Georgia are all in the Atlanta metro area
  3. Charlton County Herald: Sheriff’s Office awarded Traffic Enforcement Grant
  4. All On Georgia: Georgia DDS Supports NHTSA Older Driver Safety Awareness This Week
  5. Fox 5 Atlanta: Here’s how Georgia compares to other states in preventing highway deaths
  6. WRGA FM/AM Rome: RPD, FCPD, and Calhoun PD honored at 23rd annual Governor’s Challenge Awards
  7. Business Vantage Views: IMPAIRED DRIVING PREVENTION CALL-TO-ACTION MOBILIZES GEORGIA STUDENTS
  8. Northwest Georgia News: CPD joins Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
  9. WSBTV: Police departments across metro Atlanta seeing uptick in major crashes this year
  10. NewsBreak: GOHS awards Americus Police with $26,000 Traffic Enforcement Grant
  11. Patch: UNG : State Awards Grant For Highway Safety
  12. Rockdale Newton Citizen: Rockdale Sheriff’s Office launches DUI campaign
  13. Pickens County Progress: Keep the holidays safe and sober behind the wheel
  14. Middle Georgia CEO: Bike Walk Macon Receives GOHS Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Grant
  15. University of North Georgia: State awards grant for highway safety
  16. Times- Georgian: Sober driving enforced during holidays
  17. KSU News: Kennesaw State awarded grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  18. Metro Atlanta CEO: Kennesaw State Awarded Grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  19. WGAU: UNG gets grant from Gov’s Office of Highway Safety
  20. WJBF: AAA: One tow truck driver killed every other week on roadside
  21. WTOC 11: AAA starts ‘Tow To Go’ program for New Year’s holiday weekend

November 2022

  1. Rockdale Newton Citizen: Newton County Sheriff’s Office awarded H.E.A.T. grant
  2. WSBTV: Construction companies awarded over $160 million in contracts through Georgia DOT
  3. News4Jax: 20 people arrested in Camden County for DUI over Georgia-Florida weekend, authorities say (news4jax.com)
  4. 41 WGMT: Georgia College receives grant to continue taking part in ‘Georgia Young Adult Program’
  5. The Covington News: Sheriff’s Office awarded $325,889 grant for local DUI enforcement
  6. AJC: Snellville police receive grant to support traffic unit
  7. AJC: 172 mph motorcyclist on Ga. 400 too fast for police to catch
  8. Henry County Government: Board Takes Action to Enhance Henry County Public Safety
  9. Claxton Enterprise: ECSO To Host Child Safety Seat Check November 17
  10. The Lagrange Daily News: The Ray seeking funds for highway safety drone program
  11. Fox 5 Atlanta: Georgia officials warn drivers to take caution during busy deer season
  12. WTOC 11: Autoliv launches holistic approach to motorcycle safety to save more lives
  13. 11 Alive: Drivers, officials concerned as fatal crashes spike in City of South Fulton
  14. AllOnGeorgia: Georgia DOT Reports $166 Million Awarded in Construction Contracts in September
  15. The Claxton Enterprise: 26th Cruisin’ In The Country Bike, Run Events This Saturday
  16. The Brunswick News: Bike Walk Golden Isles brings executive director on board
  17. WSBTV: The 2nd most dangerous roadway in the US runs through the heart of metro Atlanta, agency says
  18. AJC: Grant money to help Henry law enforcement
  19. NewsBreak: Bike Walk Golden Isles brings executive director on board
  20. WTVM: Click It Or Ticket
  21. WTVM: First responders reminding drivers of move over law ahead of Tuesday snowfall
  22. The True Citizen: BCSO awarded grant for local DUI enforcement
  23. Morgan Citizen County: Sheriff’s Office gets Governor’s safety grant
  24. CBS Sacramento: AAA releases Thanksgiving travel forecast and car maintenance tips
  25. Daily Post Athenian: THSO joins Georgia for ‘Seats Across the States’ event
  26. The Clayton Tribune: RCSO awarded $24,724 grant by Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  27. WTOC 11: City of Tybee Island considering traffic calming strategy on Hwy 80
  28. AJC: More than 1.6 million Georgians expected to hit the road for Thanksgiving
  29. 13 WMAZ: Hit-and-run pedestrian deaths have doubled in Bibb County this year
  30. AllOnGeorgia: State Troopers and Officers Patrol in Full Force for Busiest Travel Day of the Year
  31. The Brunswick News: HEAT grant helps police target dangerous drivers
  32. Newnan CEO: UWG Receives $10,500 Grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

October 2022

  1. Valdosta Today: “Just Drive” teaches teen driver safety 
  2. The Rockdale Citizen: Georgia roads are among the most dangerous in the country
  3. WJCL: School Zone Speeding Crackdown: Police in Savannah install cameras to slow drivers
  4. WTVM: Tips shared on pedestrian safety in Columbus
  5. Valdosta Daily Times: National Night Out: VSU PD engages community, public safety
  6. The Newnan- Times Herald: CCSO gets $335K to combat DUI, aggressive driving
  7. FOX 31: ABAC awarded grant from Georgia Youth Adult Program
  8. FOX 31: Georgia’s PAC receives grant to continue traffic safety resource program
  9. Valdosta Today: “Just Drive” event offers GA teen drivers safety tips
  10. FOX 28: Bike Walk Savannah receives grant from Georgia organization
  11. FOX 31: MADD Georgia awarded GOHS grant for 2023 grant year
  12. AJC: Alpharetta approves contract for pedestrian safety improvement designs
  13. 13 WMAZ: Georgia Public Safety Training Center preps law enforcement for advanced DUI certification
  14. WDRW: Augusta roadways taking a deadly toll on motorcyclists
  15. FOX 31: MADD Georgia awarded GOHS grant for 2023 grant year
  16. AJC: Alpharetta approves contract for pedestrian safety improvement designs
  17. 13 WMAZ: Georgia Public Safety Training Center preps law enforcement for advanced DUI certification
  18. WDRW: Augusta roadways taking a deadly toll on motorcyclists
  19. WALB: ‘We just pray that people would just slow down’: GOHS calls for caution from rural drivers
  20. Dawson News: Dawson Co. SO asks County Commission to continue GOHS H.E.A.T. grant 
  21. Savannah CEO: Coastal Georgia Center for Driver Safety Grant Renewed for FY23
  22. 41 WGMT: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office receives over $90,000 in H.E.A.T. grant
  23. WJBF: Family of McDuffie County deputy search for Good Samaritan who helped save him
  24. WGAL: Avoiding counterfeit child car seats: What to look for to make sure your kids are properly protected
  25. Union- Recorder: GCSU receives grant from state Office of Highway Safety

September 2022

  1. WTOC 11: Georgia, South Carolina law enforcement team up for safe driving initiative
  2. South Fulton Observer: Safe Kids Fulton to Check Car Seats, Provide Free Replacements at Publix
  3. WTOC 11: State troopers continue ‘Hands Across Borders’ initiative
  4. Monroe Local: Georgia road fatalities this Labor Day weekend already match last year’s totals
  5. Fox 28: Hyundai Partners with Children’s Hospital of Savannah to Promote Child Passenger Safety in Georgia
  6. Rome News Tribune: Nearly half of fatal car accidents in 2020 happened at night—understanding the factors at play
  7. WRDW: Free child safety seat checks to be offered in Augusta area
  8. Yahoo News: How Hall Sheriff’s Office hopes to tackle traffic problems with $325K grant
  9. The Center Square: Georgia Roads Are Among the Most Dangerous in the Country

August 2022

  1. Government Tech: Police Install Automated Speed Enforcement in School Zones
  2. WALB: Albany school zone speed cameras to go into effect soon
  3. GPB: Road safety concerns, frustrations prompt Macon-Bibb summit with GDOT
  4. South Fulton Observer: Safe Kids Fulton to Check Car Seats, Provide Free Replacements at Publix
  5. Valdosta Today: Georgia’s MCCD participates in SafeDRIVE campaign
  6. 13WMAZ: Milledgeville officials say speed cameras having impact on driver safety
  7. Rome News Tribune: “Hands Across the Border” impaired driving education and enforcement campaign begins Monday

July 2022

  1. AJC: Stay safe for the Fourth: Plan ahead to avoid holiday tragedies
  2. WRDW: Georgia braces for record July Fourth travel this weekend
  3. WJBF: Important tips from a safety expert for sports, driving, and strapping babies in the car seat
  4. Fox 5 Atlanta: Residents concerned about pedestrian safety after unsolved hit and run along Austell Road
  5. The Chattanoogan: Operation Southern Slow Down Launches on July 18
  6. Grundy County Herald: “Operation Southern Slow Down” launches July 18 in 5 southern states
  7. Savannah Business Journal: July 15 – Healthy Savannah and YMCA lead public-private partnership to help improve neighborhood infrastructure and pedestrian safety issues
  8. WTOC 11: Operation Southern Slow Down kicks off in five states
  9. WDEF: Operation Southern Slowdown puts crackdown on speeders on roadways
  10. WSB Radio: Officers in 5 states, including Ga., cracking down on speeding drivers with summer campaign
  11. WJBF: Improvements could be coming to Georgia Ave thanks to approval for study
  12. Herald and Tribune: ‘Operation Southern Slow Down’ kicks off in region
  13. WTOC 11: Pooler Police crackdown on speeders for ‘Operation Southern Slow Down’
  14. Fox 22: AAA hosts annual impaired driving summit in Augusta
  15. 13 WMAZ: ‘We need the drivers to be aware’: Georgia ranks as one of the worst states for pedestrians
  16. Fox 5 Atlanta: Study finds Georgia’s most dangerous roads are in metro Atlanta
  17. Valdosta Today: GA drivers urged to stay alert in school zones
  18. The Brunswick News: Camden SO gets grant
  19. The Covington News: BACK TO SCHOOL: AAA advises Georgia drivers to stay alert as students return to school

June 2022

  1. CBS 46: Summer safety in Atlanta: Mayor and police announce plan
  2. Macon News: Bibb County safety board not reviewing pedestrian deaths, despite six already this year
  3. WJBF: Pedestrian fatalities hit four-decade high in 2021: These states recorded the most including Georgia
  4. 13 WMAZ: ‘Watch our children as they come down the road’: Teen driver accidents increase in summer
  5. The Citizen: Fayetteville Public Safety video reminds drivers to ‘move over’ for roadside emergency and utility vehicles
  6. Henry Herald: Safety tips to help beat the summer Georgia heat
  7. 13 WMAZ; Central Georgia’s high temps could impact the condition of your car
  8. Rockdale Newton Citizen: Department of Driver Services: Never leave kids or pets in a hot vehicle
  9. WSBTV: Are the state’s strengthened street racing laws helping curb the problem?
  10. 13 WMAZ: VERIFY: Yes, it’s legal to break windows to save children, not pets from hot cars
  11. 41 NBC: Georgia State Patrol, GDOT share summer travel safety tips
  12. 13 WMAZ: New automated traffic cameras catch thousands speeding in Bibb school zones
  13. WRDW: traffic deaths jump by 21% in 2 years, new report finds

May 2022

  1. 11 Alive: As pedestrian deaths on interstates rises, GDOT is urging public to follow this guidance
  2. Roads Bridges: Georgia DOT urges safety in construction zones
  3. 11 Alive: 11 Alive legal analyst believes Atlanta pedal pub crash could set a local and national precedent
  4. The Champion: Program to increase pedestrian safety in the works
  5. Fox 5 Atlanta: 8-month-old Snellville girl left in car for hours dies, father faces murder charge
  6. All On Georgia: GA DDS Motorcycle Safety Program Urges Motorists to Share the Road for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
  7. WGAU Radio: Ga DOT wants input on Athens traffic plan
  8. AJC: Inflation, shortages could delay Georgia road projects
  9. Coastal Courier: DDS Motorcycle Safety Program Urges Motorists
  10. All On Georgia: Georgia DOT Demonstrates Safer, Connected Roadways with Kia Georgia and Panasonic Smart Mobility Technology on “The Ray Highway”
  11. Traffic Tech Today: VIDEO: Georgia DOT V2X improving safety on public highway, The Ray
  12. Dawson News: Georgia Department of Driver Services stresses safety during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
  13. Transportation Today: Georgia DOT, partner agencies sign multimodal solutions agreement on I-285
  14. 13 WMAZ: Public safety top of agenda in proposed 2023 Macon-Bibb budget
  15. AJC: Tech companies demonstrate pedestrian, vehicle safety in Peachtree Corners
  16. AJC: Stress, pandemic could spur road rage increase, researchers say
  17. GPB: Why fixing Georgia’s deadliest roads for pedestrians remains out of reach
  18. 13 WMAZ: Pedestrian safety is their goal but Macon’s deadliest streets are out of their control
  19. Fox 5 Atlanta: Atlanta City Council acts on airport pedestrian safety
  20. Chattanooga Pulse: AAA Activates “Tow to Go” For The Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
  21. WSB Radio: GSP pushing safety on the water this Memorial Day weekend
  22. Georgia Sun; Pedestrian fatalities on the rise in Georgia
  23. Henry Herald: Pedestrian deaths increase in Georgia and officials blame speeding and distracted driving

April 2022

  1. Tifton Gazette: ABAC tapped for $11K driving grant
  2. Augusta Chronicle: Grant provides Wrens officers with new technology to make traffic stops safer
  3. WSMV: Tennessee Highway Safety Office starts Operation Hands- Free
  4. Daily Citizen: Editorial: Give the road your full attention when driving | Editorials | dailycitizen.news
  5. Main Street News: Alto receives grant for technology
  6. Badder Scott: Georgia Motorcycle Helmet Laws
  7. AJC: Pedestrian deaths rise in Georgia and across the nation
  8. Times- Georgian: Officers step up hands free enforcement
  9. Axios: Georgia’s roads are deadly for pedestrians, report shows
  10. Monroe Local: April 11-15 is National Work Zone Awareness Week
  11. Yahoo News: Georgia Pedestrian Deaths Jumped 77% in 1st Half Of 2021: Report
  12. All On Georgia: ‘Everyone Deserves to Return Home Safely to their Loved Ones. Work Zones are a Sign to Slow Down’
  13. Brunswick News: Fast drivers endanger pedestrians, other drivers
  14. 41 NBC: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety hosts summit in effort to decrease traffic deaths
  15. WRDW: Effort seeks to cut down traffic deaths in Georgia
  16. WFXL: GA highway safety advocates host traffic summit in effort to reduce traffic fatalities
  17. Daily Citizen: Seatbelt survey to be conducted in 20 Georgia counties including Whitfield
  18. Grady News Source: Vehicular-Pedestrian Deaths Are Growing Concern in Athens
  19. WSBTV: Viral TikTok leads to GDOT changes on confusing I-285 exit

March 2022

  1. Rockdale Newton Citizen: Newton County Sheriff’s Office awarded traffic enforcement grant
  2. WACO FM Sandersville: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to South Central Traffic Enforcement Network
  3. WALB TV Albany: State, City of Albany partner to help people stay safe while crossing the road
  4. Covington News: Newton’s Sheriff’s Office awarded $18,825 traffic enforcement grant
  5. Dalton Daily Citizen: If you plan to drink on St. Patrick’s Day, don’t drive
  6. Cherokee Tribune Ledger: Safe Kids Cherokee County hosts certification class for car seat safety
  7. WGXA TV Macon: Clever Cops: Operation Wrong Exit in Twiggs County nets dozens of arrests
  8. NWGA Scanner: Cohutta Police Department hosts the monthly GOHS Mountain Traffic Enforcement Network Thursday night
  9. WFXL TV Albany: Lee County High School holds distracted while driving program for students
  10. Tifton CEO: ABAC receives $11,095 grant from Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

February 2022

  1. Catoosa County News: Department of Driver Services, Motorcycle Safety Program: Be safe riders in 2022
  2. 41NBC Macon:  Bryon Police Department unveils new speed trailer
  3. Jackson Progress-Argus: Jackson Police receive $25,000 grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  4. Cartersville Daily Tribune: EPD report ‘huge reductions’ in speeding due to automated program
  5. BainbridgeGA.com: Be a champion by choosing to never drink and drive
  6. WRDW TV Augusta: ‘Our goal is target zero’: Keeping motorcyclists safe on the road
  7. WDUN AM FM Gainesville: The Fast Lane: Dangers of driving while drowsy
  8. NowHabersham.com: Habersham HEAT and GSP officers crack down on GA-365 speeding
  9. WTOC TV Savannah: Savannah works to reduce traffic deaths on city streets
  10. Dalton Daily Citizen: Car seat mini-grant awarded in North Georgia counties

January 2022

  1. Savannah Business Journal: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to Georgia Bikes
  2. Moultrie Observer: Colquitt County to receive money for child car seats
  3. Carrollton Times Georgian:  Carroll County receives car seat mini-grant
  4. NowHabersham.com: White County awarded mini-grant to purchase child passenger seats
  5. Statesboro Herald: Bulloch receives Child Passenger Safety mini-grant from state
  6. Newnan Times Herald: Drunk and drugged driving: It’s not worth it (Bryce Little Lee Middle School Middle School Winner in Drug Free Coweta essay contest)
  7. WTVM TV Columbus:  Talbot County Sheriff’s Office providing car seat to financially eligible families
  8. NowHabersham.com:  Alto Police awarded car seat grant
  9. Cordele Dispatch: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to Crisp County Sheriff’s Office
  10. Savannah Tribune: Savannah Police Department awarded $37,795 grant for local DUI enforcement
  11. Bainbridgega.com: Local partners awarded 2022 Car Seat Mini-Grant
  12. Clayton State University:  Clayton State receives $7,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  13. Waynesboro True Citizen: Mini-grant offers car seats to local families
  14. Griceconnect.com: Bulloch receives car seat grant| Buckle Up. Every Trip. Every Time.
  15. WMAZ TV Macon: Bibb commissioners revamp pedestrian safety program in honor of hit-and-run victim
  16. Augusta Chronicle: Glascock County receives car seat mini-grant
  17. Bryan County News: Bryan County Health Department awarded car seat mini grant
  18. AllonGeorgia: GA DPH Coastal: Health departments awarded car seat mini grants
  19. Coastal Courier: Health department awarded car seat mini-grant
  20. Dawson County News: Dawson County Health Department awarded mini grant for car seat education
  21. Rockdale Newton Citizen: Newton County Health Department, Piedmont Newton Hospital awarded car seat mini-grant
  22. Covington News: Health Department, Piedmont Newton awarded Car Seat Mini-Grant
  23. WRWH FM Cleveland: Cleveland Police receive grants
  24. NowHabersham.com: Cleveland Police Dept. awarded over $21K in grants
  25. Fox 28 Savannah:  Car seat grant awarded to Long County Health Department
  26. WTOC TV Savannah: Health department grant increases child safety in cars

December 2021

  1. Washington News Reporter: Annual ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Education and Enforcement Campaign to run through January 2
  2. Augusta Chronicle: GOHS holds road checks in Louisville
  3. WRDW TV Augusta: How a multimillion-dollar grant is helping save lives in Georgia
  4. Valdosta Today: Georgia DPH awarded over $2 million to support injury prevention efforts
  5. Griffin Daily News: Motorists urged to not drink and drive this holiday
  6. Douglas Sentinel: DPD awarded $19K traffic enforcement grant
  7. TheGeorgiaVirtue.com: MADD Georgia awarded grant by Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  8. Savannah Business Journal: Bike Walk Golden Isles, Georgia’s newest bicycle and pedestrian safety advocacy organization, picks up speed with support from Georgia Bikes
  9. WISK Radio Americus: Operation Click It or Ticket underway in Americus
  10. WLHR Radio Lavonia: Annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled over campaign underway
  11. Kennesaw State: Kennesaw State awarded grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  12. Henry County Times: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign underway
  13. 41NBC Macon: ‘Drive Sober Get Pulled Over’ to resume for holidays
  14. WGAU Radio Athens: UGA partners with Bike Athens for map app
  15. Coastal Courier: Coastal Georgia Center for Driver Safety grant renewed for FY 22
  16. WISK Radio Americus: GOHS distracted driving checkpoint
  17. WTOC TV Savannah: Savannah Police awarded H.E.A.T. grants, using money to cut down on drunk driving
  18. Marietta Daily Journal: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards HEAT grant to Cobb County Police Department
  19. WTOC TV Savannah:, S.C. troopers launch holiday drunken-driving crackdown
  20. 41NBC Macon: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office receives over $100K in grant to prevent dangerous driving
  21. Savannah Police Department: Savannah Police Department Awarded $37,795 grant for local DUI enforcement
  22. WJBF TV Augusta: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign begins
  23. CBS 46 Atlanta: Georgia State Patrol increases DUI patrols amid the holidays
  24. Augusta U Jagwire: Augusta University receives $16,360 grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  25. 41NBC Macon: Bike Walk Macon receives grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  26. WGXA TV: Macon Bibb County Sheriff’s Office awarded over $100K through H.E.A.T. grant
  27. WLBB Radio Carrollton: Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $151,359.35 grant for local DUI enforcement
  28. Carrollton Times Georgian: CCSO awarded H.E.A.T. grant funds
  29. Brunswick News: Traffic enforcement will heat up with state grant
  30. TheChampionNewspaper.com: DeKalb police to use grant money to reduce aggressive, dangerous driving
  31. University of North Georgia: Two departments earn state award and grant

November 2021

  1. WTVM TV Columbus: Sumter Co. Sheriff’s Office to host car seat safety event
  2. WALB TV Albany: Albany, state law enforcement pushing ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign
  3. WRBL TV Columbus: Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety urging travelers to Click It or Ticket
  4. WTVM TV Columbus: ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign kicks off nationwide
  5. WTSG TV Savannah: GSP: Expect a ticket this week if you’re impaired, distracted, unbelted or speeding
  6. Valdosta Today: VFD holds “Child Car Seat Check’ event
  7. Albany Herald: State, local law enforcement officials urge safe holiday driving
  8. WJBF TV Augusta: Holiday travel picks up again
  9. WSAV TV Savannah: Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety urging travelers to Click It or Ticket
  10. 41NBC Macon: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety announces ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign during Thanksgiving travel
  11. CBS 46 Atlanta: Georgia State Patrol says they will be out in force during holiday season
  12. Valdosta Today: Motorcyclists, drivers reminded to Keep Save, Be Alert this holiday season
  13. Decatur-Avondale Estates Patch: $43K grant awarded to DeKalb County Police
  14. Clayton Tribune: RCSO awarded $60,720 grant by Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  15. Coosa Valley News: Floyd County Police Department awarded $300,000 for DUI enforcement
  16. AJC: Fayetteville gets $22,000 traffic safety grant
  17. WALB TV Albany: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office awarded grant to help reduce traffic accidents
  18. Valdosta Today: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office receives HVE grant
  19. Valdosta Today: VPD awarded traffic enforcement grant from GOHS
  20. NowHabersham: Demorest Police top in state for 5th year in a row

October 2021

  1. AllOnGeorgia: Georgia DDS Motorcycle Safety Program receives grant
  2. WJXT TV Jacksonville: Keep road safety in mind while out for fun this Halloween weekend
  3. WTVM TV Columbus: Americus Police Department receives $10K child safety grant
  4. Henry County Times: County approves grants, expenses
  5. Coastal Courier: Sheriff’s Office gets $299k grant to help fight DUI
  6. Albany Herald: Office of Highway Safety: Be wary of slow-moving vehicles during harvest time
  7. 11Alive: APD officer’s boy camera captures moment drunk driver hits him
  8. Daily Advent: Pepperell High School receives $6500 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  9. WNEG: TPD awarded $20k technology grant
  10. LaGrange Daily News: State taps WGTC to train officers as phlebotomists
  11. Valdosta Daily Times: MADD about drunk driving
  12. Henry Herald: Henry County Police Department awarded grant for local DUI enforcement
  13. Marietta Daily Journal: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to Calhoun Police Department
  14. Northeast Georgian: Sheriff’s HEAT grant renewed for 2022
  15. Fetch Your News: Sheriff to seek approval to accept grant at Tuesday BOC meeting
  16. Access WDUN: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office receives HEAT grant
  17. Monroe Local: DPS receives HEAT grant to continue DUI task force and ALS program
  18. Clayton News Daily: Clayton County Police Department awarded $300,000 grant for local DUI enforcement
  19. Calhoun Times: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards grant to Calhoun Police Department
  20. Douglas County Sentinel: State taps WGTC to train officers
  21. Middle Georgia CEO: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards safety grant to Bike Walk Macon
  22. 11Alive: Clayton County Police receives $300k grant to reduce dangerous drivers
  23. FOX 5 Atlanta: Deadly car crashes on the rise on Georgia highways
  24. 41 NBC Macon: Byron Police Department is awarded highway safety grant
  25. The True Citizen: Sheriff’s office is awarded traffic enforcement grant
  26. WFXG TV Augusta: Columbia County Fire Rescue to host car seat check