2019 News Releases

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 Over; Georgia 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)