Tue., March 26, 2013 4:23pm
Southeast Georgia leads the state in the number of teen traffic deaths. And the State Department of Public Health says it’s because teens won’t wear seatbelts. Officials are frustrated local high schools aren’t participating in a program to save lives.
Tue., September 4, 2012 10:00am
Authorities said Tuesday 10 people died in traffic crashes across Georgia during the 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period. The Georgia State Patrol said the 10 people died in eight fatal crashes.
Tue., September 27, 2011 2:42pm
Georgia's 18,000 truckers could be allowed to haul more cargo if a proposal in Congress goes through. Some business groups and shippers are pushing a measure to let states raise truck weight limits from 80,000 to 100,000 lbs. Safety advocates says, Georgia had more than 3,500 truck-related fatalities from 1994 to 2009 and increasing truck weight limits wouldn't reduce those numbers.
Tue., February 8, 2011 12:28pm
A new state Department of Transportation program will now allow roadside signs to memorialize people killed in traffic accidents.