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New technology in place to combat speeding

Georgia families are enjoying the last few weeks of summer vacation, but the state is already prepping for back to school. In an effort to keep students safe, traffic cameras have been installed in school zones in some parts of the state. These cameras are designed to catch drivers that may be speeding or committing another driving offense. 

Being unaware of new laws can result in traffic violations

While the nation is celebrating the anniversary of America's independence, the state of Georgia saw another anniversary pass. One year ago, the state passed a law prohibiting drivers from using a phone or other device while driving. This is the law of the land for anyone out and about on Georgia roads. If a person is not aware of the statute and violates its terms, he or she may be charged with traffic violations.  

East Coast initiative zeros in on traffic violations

Drivers will notice an increased police presence on the roads up and down the East Coast in the coming weeks. The state of Georgia will be participating in Operation Coast to Coast, an initiative in which at least eight states have joined. The purpose is to station extra law enforcement along routes that are frequently used by those traveling for vacation. With summer vacation already underway, police are cracking down on traffic violations

Police ramp up efforts against traffic offenses

These days, most adults have come to rely on a smartphone or similar device to assist with daily tasks. Certainly handy, a few clicks and swipes can pay a bill or allow the user to check in with friends, find directions and even order takeout. These devices may now seem like second nature, and some people may not realize that using one while driving is not only dangerous, but can result in tickets for traffic offenses in Georgia. 

Georgia ranks high regarding aggressive driving

Slow down, Georgia, you're on the radar. After a bit of research by a website that helps users find local gas prices, it was determined that Georgia drivers have become some of the most aggressive in the nation. Aggressive driving can refer to things like speeding, slamming on the brakes, and other maneuvers a driver may use to express his or her frustration on the road. While certainly, most drivers do their best to stay safe and obey the laws, a moment of frustration can attract the attention of law enforcement, or even lead to an accident, which can cause trouble for a driver. 

Police prepare to issue high numbers of traffic violations

Georgia residents may already be enjoying the hustle and bustle of the 2018 holiday season. There is a lot to do this time of year, and many people are out and about. The holidays are traditionally accompanied by an increased amount of traffic, and local police are being trained to spot traffic violations

Man tries to avoid ticket for traffic offenses

Traffic tickets are no fun, and Georgia drivers may admit that they may have told a little tale to the officer to try to escape with a warning. It is never a good idea to lie to the police, but when drivers see the lights in their rear-view signaling a dreaded traffic stop, they may find themselves trying to cook up a good excuse. Law enforcement has been trained to sniff out tall tales, and one man recently learned that trying to avoid a ticket for traffic offenses can land a person in worse trouble. 

Woman accused of traffic offenses becomes victim of misconduct

Georgia drivers probably know the feeling that hits the gut when a person is driving, perhaps a bit too fast, and sees flashing lights in the rear-view mirror. Certainly, nobody ever sets out on his or her way, trying to get a ticket. Traffic laws are meant to help keep everyone on the road safe, but when they become a joke to responding officers, traffic offenses can be handled unfairly.

Man stopped for aggressive driving, faces felony charges

Every day, drivers are faced with situations that cause emotions to run high. Road rage and aggressive driving accusations are somewhat common in Georgia, and as such, the aftermath of any such incidents can be a trying time for those accused of such actions. When a driver is perceived to be violating traffic laws for whatever reason, severe action can be taken by law enforcement.

New app could help drivers to understand traffic offenses

For many people, getting pulled over can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if the driver is unable to immediately recognize why he or she has been stopped by authorities. Some of these people become flustered and are unsure of what to do during the traffic stop. What should they do, or what should they avoid doing? Unfortunately, some individuals find themselves in this situation more often than others because of profiling. One man, originally from Georgia, who was tired of being profiled created an app meant to inform people accused of traffic offenses of their rights and give them tips on how to handle in certain situations. 

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