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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 →

Are you Ready for Hands-Free in Georgia?

During this year’s Legislative Session, Georgia became the 16th state in the U.S., along with the District of Columbia (D.C.), Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to enact a hands-free driving law that prohibits all drivers from using... Continue Reading →

State Troopers Urge Memorial Day Travelers to Exercise Caution and Make Safety a Top Priority

ATLANTA—The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations. The travel period is 78 hours long, and officially begins on Fri.,... Continue Reading →

National Nurses Week: A Heartfelt Thank You to those who Inspire, Innovate and Influence!

In recognition of one of the top professions, National Nurses Week kicked off with National Nurses Day on Sunday, May 6, the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. The purpose of National Nurses Week is to raise public awareness of... Continue Reading →

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