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Officials urge motorcyclists to take safety precautions during rise in crashes

...fatalities will climb without proper preparedness and safety, officials say.According to the Insur ance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-26/officials-urge-motorcy
Study finds distractions to be major factor in teen crashes

...resulted in 2,865 deaths.April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Georgia and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety earlier this month reported that more than 8,500 crashes last year by motorists were due to distracted driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-25/study-find-distractions-be-ma
Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...the one that shook Graniteville awake early on Jan. 5, ... PHOTOS According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident
Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant | The Augusta Chronicle

...nuclear construction projects in South Carolina and Georgia. MULTIMEDIA According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle fatalities begin to rise in March and double by June. The numbers continue to creep upward through August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/vogtle-nuclear-powe
HEAT team sparks change in driver behavior, officials say

...625,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety in October 2013.The Highway Enforcement of Ag gressive...Rol ling Thunder, another Gover nor's Office of Highway Safety initiative, could be responsible for part of that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-29/heat-team-sparks-chang
Identifying drugged drivers is test for police

...and 83 in 2014. DUI numbers in general were high because of Operation Rolling Thunder, a Governor's Office of Highway Safety initiative, Lamkin said.With just four drug recognition experts on staff, the amount of drug cases made are understandably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-14/identifying-drugged-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
Police to boost presence for St. Patrick's Day

...that could be because of the increased police presence.According to a news release from the Governor's Of fice of Highway Safety, nearly 75 percent of the drunken driving fatalities on St. Patrick's Day from 2009 to 2013 involved drivers whose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-13/police-boost-presence-
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
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