Just the threat of any kind of rain in drive time is enough reason for alarm in Atlanta, but Zeta brought heavy rain and high winds last week. WSB's 'Gridlock Guy' Doug Turnbull looks back at how our traffic team covered Zeta's impact on the roads.
Recent GDOT numbers have surprisingly shown that traffic fatalities in Georgia are slightly higher in 2020, compared to the same time in 2019. This bucks at a recent annual trend of decreasing highway fatalities, partially due to 2018’s Hands-Free Georgia anti-distracted driving law and the continuing evolution of vehicle safety.
The back-to-school season is usually well defined. In a period of two or three weeks, most Metro Atlanta students rouse from the summer slumber and enter the early morning routine. Schools ring in mixtures of minivans, buses, bicycles, and pedestrians in a common ingress and egress like clockwork.