Traffic crashes and injuries in 2007 are down from this time last year. Through three quarters this year, the city has seen 939 accidents. Last year through three quarters, there were 1055 accidents. This reflects an 11% decrease. As for injuries, the city has seen a 17% decrease. Through three quarters this year, there have been 224 injuries. That’s down from 268 injuries through three quarters in 2006.
The Dalton Police Department has also increased roadchecks and have issued more speeding citations this year.