While New Year’s Eve may be a holiday to most people, it’s one of the busiest nights for law enforcement agencies all across Georgia.

According to a news release, the Georgia State Patrol is predicting 20 traffic deaths on Georgia roads during the 102-hour New Year’s Day holiday weekend that begins today at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Sunday.

The patrol estimates there will be 3,008 accidents with 1,350 injuries.

Last year during a 102-hour holiday period there were 2,109 accidents with 1,250 injuries and 22 deaths.

Rome News Tribune