Authorities predict 34 holiday traffic deaths for Georgia

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 6:54 AM
Last updated 7:26 AM
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ATLANTA — Georgia's highway safety office is warning people to stay safe on the roads this holiday season.

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is predicting as many as 34 people could die in traffic deaths on Georgia roads during the Christmas and New Year's holiday period.

It also estimates more than 5,000 traffic accidents and almost 2,000 injuries.

Some 46 people died in 2008 during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

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TheDeerhunter
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TheDeerhunter 12/24/09 - 11:11 am
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scary

scary

gabassist
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gabassist 12/24/09 - 02:25 pm
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This IS scary! The headline

This IS scary! The headline makes it seem that if "only" 25 people are killed in traffic accidents, it's a good thing!

onecatfish
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onecatfish 12/24/09 - 04:29 pm
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Most accidents happen with in
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Most accidents happen with in three miles from home. Guess i will move.

BakersfieldCityLimits
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BakersfieldCityLimits 12/24/09 - 06:57 pm
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Georgia residents: don't

Georgia residents: don't settle for just meeting the goal, strive to excel! Go for 49 in 09!!

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