Public Safety officials urge safe and sober driving during the Fourth of July holiday


ATLANTA — The Department of Public Safety and the Department of Natural Resources have partnered with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to warn everyone about not mixing alcohol with driving or boating this Fourth of July holiday. The purpose of this partnership is to keep everyone safe whether you are on the roads or on the water. People arrested for DUI or BUI lose their privilege to drive or operate a boat.

What: July 4th Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Fly Around News Conference

Who: Colonel Chris C. Wright, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety; Colonel Thomas Barnard, Director of the Law Enforcement Division, Department of Natural Resources; and Allen Poole, Director of Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

When: Thursday, June 30, 2021

Where: Statewide
Atlanta (9 – 9:30 a.m.) – Liberty Plaza
Augusta (10:30 – 10:50 a.m.) – Daniel Field, 1775 Highland Avenue
Savannah (12:00 – 12:20 p.m.) – Signature Flight Support at Savannah/Hilton Head Int’l Airport, 1001 Davidson Drive, Suite 150
Macon (2:15 – 2:35 p.m.) – Macon Centreplex, 305 Coliseum Drive

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