Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Labor Day holiday travel period resulted in nine traffic deaths, with eight being worked by Troopers. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 30, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 2. 

Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 523 traffic crashes that resulted in 288 injuries and eight fatalities. In addition to the traffic crash investigations, 244 people were arrested for driving under the influence, while 5,897 citations and 7,320 warnings were issued. 

Gordon County SO reported one traffic death during the holiday period.  

Final Labor  Day  Holiday Traffic Count 

6 p.m. Fri., Aug. 30 - 11:59 p.m. Mon., Sept. 2 

78-Hour Holiday Period 

Total Fatalities Reported in Georgia  Deaths 
Fatalities Investigated by GSP Troopers 
Fatalities Investigated by Local Agencies 
Total Fatalities Statewide for Holiday Period 
GSP Troops  Agencies Reporting Fatalities  Total  Fatalities 
Troop A   GSP Cartersville, GSP Dalton, Gordon Co. SO 
Troop B   GSP Gainesville 
Troop C    
Troop D  GSP Manchester 
Troop E   
Troop F   GSP Swainsboro 
Troop G   GSP Albany 
Troop H   GSP Valdosta 
Troop I