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Police warn against drinking and driving

...of time whether they'll be drinking or driving," said Harris Blackwood, director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. "All it takes is a little planning. Drink or drive, but never do both."Georgia will be taking a zero tolerance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/police-warn-against-dr
New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash, study finds

...by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.Improved vehicle designs and...similar policy. The Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices, issued a plan "Toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/new-safety-technology-lowe
Cheaper gas, longer holiday to send more Americans traveling this season

...this season, according to AAA. Even though the travel period has yet to begin, the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety has already begun its year-end operation ? Operation Zero Tolerance ? of increased patrols and high visibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/cheaper-gas-longer-holiday-se
Richmond County Sheriff's Office receives second shipment of Dodge Chargers

...sales tax.Three Chargers were purchased earlier this year for $87,942 via a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Last year, the sheriff's office received 31 new Chargers at a cost of more than $896,000.As the Chargers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-26/richmond-county-sherif
AAA expects increased holiday traffic

...killed in crashes aren't wearing seat belts," said Harris Blackwood, the director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.AAA predicts most U.S. travelers will pay the cheapest Thanksgiving gas prices in four years. The national price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-21/aaa-expects-increased-holiday
More senior citizens still getting behind wheel

...elderly drivers are stereotyped as being less safe on roadways, a nationwide study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says otherwise.According to a 2012 poll of all age demographics, senior drivers (per capita) have the lowest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-14/more-senior-citizens-still-ge
2015 cars: Honda plans tiny SUV; Jaguar tops its F-Type

...and styling changes for the 2015 model year.FIT: Revamped minicar passes the important Insurance Institute for Highway Safety front-end overlap crash test and earns a "Top Safety Pick" designation with only one other car in its class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-10-30/2015-cars-ho
Officials want parents playing more active role in teen driving safety

...children safer on the roads.The Governor's Office of Highway Safety and other police agencies across the country spent...Georgia. According to the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, more than half of the teens were not wearing seatbelts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-24/officials-want-parents-playin
Richmond County seeing fewer tickets issued in 2014; deputies cite voluntary compliance

...have seen a slight bump because of Operation Rolling Thunder, a 90-day initiative by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to crack down on traffic violations in the counties with the highest traffic fatality rates.There were 42 traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/richmond-county-seeing
Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

WASHINGTON - Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/congress-blasts-national-h