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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Driving

SB 70 Authorizes Georgia DOT To Use 'Design-Build'

April 26, 2013

Signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on April 18, Senate Bill 70 will authorize the Georgia Department of Transportation to utilize a procedure known as “design-build” for certain types of projects.

New App Takes Guesswork Out Of Auto Accidents

March 20, 2013

Georgia's Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens recommends a new free mobile app for Georgians to help you if you've been in an automobile accident.

Car Owners To Pay One-Time Title Ad Valorem Tax

February 25, 2013

Starting this Friday, car owners who purchase new or used vehicles will no longer pay the annual ad valorem tax but instead pay a one-time title tax.

Xpress Commuter Coach Service Offers Commuting Made Easy

January 31, 2013

GRTA's Xpress Commuter Coach Service gives commuters throughout metro Atlanta a valuable transportation option.

Zero Tolerance During the Holidays

December 13, 2012

The end of 2012 has brought a new sense of urgency for Georgia besides battling the Christmas shopping crowds and making New Year’s resolutions. For the first time in 6 years, Georgia is on track to experience an increase in traffic fatalities.

Buckle Up During the Holidays

November 16, 2012

Here in Georgia we’re about to enter one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. That’s right — it’s time to pack up the kids and the pumpkin pie and hit the road for Thanksgiving with the family.

Complete Streets Grows State Transportation Policy

November 13, 2012

Complete Streets is a growing national initiative to improve the design and operation of roadways, particularly those in urban and suburban settings, to accommodate and encourage safe access for all users – motorists, transit riders, cyclists and pedestrians.

Peach Pass Updates Available on Mobile

November 1, 2012

To make an exhausting commute seem less so, the Peach Pass GO! mobile app lets commuters check their account balances, change their toll mode and review their billing statements at a moment's notice.

Electronic Speed Limit Signs Approved

September 26, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently approved plans to install electronic speed limit signs on parts of Interstate 285, allowing for variable speed limits during the day.

Vote for New Wildlife License Plates

September 14, 2012

To support conservation and habitat restoration efforts, the Wildlife Resources Division, Department of Natural Resources will soon be introducing new wildlife license plates and invites you to vote for your four favorite designs.

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