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Traveling in Georgia

Georgia DOT provides a variety of resources to make traveling on our highway system a safe and easy experience. We encourage travelers to use our information and services to help plan your next trip or commute. 

Announcement

Lane Closures Suspended for Thanksgiving Holiday

Georgia DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures from 5AM Wednesday, November 26, through 10PM Sunday, November 30, on interstates, major state routes and roads near major shopping areas.

 

 Weekend Lane Closures

 
 

 Teens in the Driver Seat

 

Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) is a FREE peer-to-peer safety program designed to reduce the frequency of fatal crashes involving teen drivers by targeting young people behind the wheel. Georgia DOT and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) have partnered together and developed safety messages surrounding the five major causes of accidents:

  • Driving at Night
  • Speeding and Racing
  • Distractions
  • Seat Belt Usage
  • Drugs and Alcohol
 

 Drive Smart

 
 

Drive Smart Video Series

Watch Georgia DOT's series of educational videos about the impact of distracting driving. This video series was released in support of the Federal Highway Administration's Toward Zero Deaths initiative to reduce fatalities on the roadways .