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Operation Thunder heads to Savannah

...join Mitchell's traffic officers and precinct patrol officers through Aug. 29."Speeders, aggressive drivers and drunk drivers will be sought out in an attempt to make our streets and highways safer," Mitchell said in the news release, pointing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-30/operation-thunder-heads-sava
Paralympian's next goal is big win on dance floor

...and then to get a gold medal in the end is great," said Strong, who was set for a career in skateboarding before a drunk driver struck him on a motorcycle."After my accident and losing my leg, snowboarding gave much more to me than just sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-14/paralympians-next-goal-b
Bill Kirby: Insurance company finds SC drivers 2nd worst in US

...ban of any kind, even for teenage drivers."Increased enforcement and stiffer penalties, particularly for repeat drunk drivers, along with a texting-while-driving ban will help make South Carolina's roads safer," Daley said.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/bill-kirby-insurance-company-
Top Story: Traffic enforcement took center stage in 2013

...two per shift to 10 or more at any given time.With more officers on the streets, the department cracked down on drunk drivers and speeders, and as of Dec. 12, the sheriff's office has issued more than 12,034 speeding citations, up from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-23/top-story-traffic-enfo
Drunk driver who caused 2002 crash that left two dead paroled

An Augusta man who killed two women in a drunk-driving crash has been paroled after serving half of a prison term imposed in 2003.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-04/drunk-driver-who-cause
Get a free ride, don't drink and drive

New Year's Eve is one of the biggest nights for Tow to Go, a program that takes drunk drivers off the streets by giving them a free ride and tow."We prepare our call center teams and tow truck service providers for weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-31/get-free-ride-dont-drink-and-
Man found guilty in Fort Gordon soldier traffic death

...had joined the Army at age 18 and served a tour in Iraq in 2006. "He served his country, then he was killed by a drunk driver," Blanchard said. "They'll never get to know him." Wright was convicted of vehicular homicide and of a lesser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-07/man-found-guilty-fort-
Rants & Raves

...troops home, no more aid, enforce our borders. America First! SINCE THE COURTS won't permit the execution of drunk drivers who kill, the next-best sentence is for them to stay in jail as long as their victims remain dead. PRESIDENT OBAMA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-29/rants-raves
State troopers visit Georgia schools

...Officers in the Georgia State Patrol are generally thought of as guardians of highways, stopping speeders, arresting drunk drivers and untangling accidents. But patrol commander Col. Mark McDonough instituted a policy two years ago to get troopers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-10/state-troopers-visit-georgia-school
Dangerous driving crackdown to begin across Georgia this month

...heat rise this summer," said Harris Blackwood, the director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. "From drunk drivers to aggressive speeders, all unsafe motorists will be feeling the HEAT."The Highway Enforcement of Aggre ssive Traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-03/dangerous-driving-crac