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“A Radioactive Regulation”

Have you ever been on the interstate and wondered what type of material the commercial motor vehicle next to you is transporting?  What if I told you there are specialized CMVs transporting radioactive waste across the state of Georgia?  Some... Continue Reading →

“A First Hand Motor Carrier Experience”

As a Georgia resident, I have experienced the heavy traffic flow from commercial motor vehicle (CMV) accidents on major interstates such as I-285.  It seems like every day, I am hearing news reports on crashes involving CMVs due to distracted... Continue Reading →

Relieve your Holiday Travel Stress to Maintain your Holiday Cheer.

According to AAA, the record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation’s runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year and the most since AAA has been tracking holiday travel. The year-end... Continue Reading →

Child Passenger Safety Week 2018: Don’t Think You Know—Know You Know. Ensure Your Child is Always Buckled Up and in The Right Seat.

The most important task of a parent or caregiver is to keep their children safe. Part of that responsibility is ensuring children are safely buckled up in the correct and properly installed car seats for their ages and sizes, whether... Continue Reading →

30 Days of the Hands-Free Georgia Act

On July 1, the Hands-Free Georgia Act became law. This new law means that motorists can no longer have a cell phone in their hand or have it touch any part of their body while talking and driving a vehicle.... Continue Reading →

Back to School Means Sharing the Road

NOTE: The following article was written by the National Safety Council. School days bring congestion: Yellow school buses are picking up their charges, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying... Continue Reading →

Consumer Reports Provides Guidelines for Planning the Ultimate Summer Road Trip

Summertime is one of the best and busiest times for road trips! If you are planning on hitting the road this summer, experts at Consumer Reports (CR) break down everything you need to know for planning a safe, but memorable road... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Hands-Free Georgia Act

NOTE: The following press release was published by the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Today, June 26, during a news conference, the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Department of Transportation and Governor's Office of Highway Safety outlined how the new... Continue Reading →

AJC Article: Police ready to enforce Georgia’s new distracted driving law

As the Hands-Free Georgia Act goes into effect in a week, July 1, there have been several discussions regarding this new law. Below is an article written by David Wickert, reporter for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Mr. Wickert recently went on... Continue Reading →

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