Georgia creates roadside memorial signs

Memorials such as this may be purchased by family and friends of dead person.

 

ATLANTA – Signs memorializing persons killed in traffic incidents now will be allowed on federal and state highway right of way in Georgia, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.

According to a notice on the department's website, 15-inch, round white signs with the black-lettered message “Drive Safely; In Memory; (the deceased’s name) can be requested by family or friends for a $100 fabrication and installation fee. The sign will remain in place for one year; after which time it will be removed and given to the requesting sponsor.

 

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