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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
6-state police plan holiday crackdown

...committed to keeping impaired drivers off the road," said Harris Blackwood, the director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.The campaign is aimed at keeping drunken drivers off the road, but it also has a history of catching fugitives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/6-state-police-plan-holiday-
Augusta area to see heightened road patrol this Labor Day

...2013."These numbers aren't just numbers," said Blackwood, the director of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety. "That's 123 more lives we're talking about. That's 123 more people going to football games or celebrating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/augusta-area-see-heightened-
Holiday road checks see dramatic decline of DUI offenses from Operation Thunder in 2013

...initiative last year by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to crack down on traffic violations and fatalities...to work in tandem with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety and the Georgia State Patrol through Sunday in an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/holiday-road-checks-se
Chrysler, Saab and Harley-Davidson issue recalls

...front brakes might engage unexpectedly.The country's largest motorcycle manufacturer reported to the National Highway Safety Traffic Safety Administration that certain touring motorcycles outfitted with ABS braking systems could experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-15/chrysler-saab-and-harley-d
Authorities plan an increased road, waterways presence Memorial Day weekend

...increased police presence on the road and waterways this weekend.Representatives from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety stopped in Augusta on Friday during a two-day safety tour to remind people about safe driving and boating as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-23/authorities-plan-incre
New HEAT crew to focus on traffic enforcement

...Aggressive Traffic, grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety because of the number of fatal crashes in the county...Thunder, also funded by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, was credited with lowering the number of fatalities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-30/new-heat-crew-focus-tr
Operation Thunder heads to Savannah

...The operation, which spent time in Augusta last year, is held in collaboration with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, and emphasizes speed enforcement, pedestrian safety and bicycle safety.Miller said Interim Police Chief Julie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-30/operation-thunder-heads-sava
SC towns, counties spur state to ban texting

...counties don't share his optimism that a statewide ban will be passed this session.According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, South Carolina and Montana are the only states left without laws restricting texting while driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-19/sc-towns-counties-spur-state-
Deans Bridge, I-520 among Augusta area's most dangerous intersections

...now implementing a $60 million highway safety improvement program through metropolitan...which is not funded through the highway safety improvement program, includes...Augusta are being funded by the highway safety program, but Zahul said her department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-14/deans-bridge-i-520-among-aug