Traffic Deaths Have Increased in Georgia

According to preliminary traffic data reported so far this year in Georgia, the number of traffic deaths is 20 percent higher than for the same time period in 2020.
Georgia law enforcement officers have kicked off a week-long speed enforcement mobilization aimed at slowing down the rising number of people killed in traffic crashes.  Georgia is joining four neighboring southeastern states for the annual Operation Southern Shield through this Sunday.
Georgia will hold enforcement and education events with Tennessee at the Interstate 75 Georgia Welcome Center in Ringgold on Wednesday.