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Clarksville Police Department Increased Traffic Enforcement Statistics from July 19th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 19th, 2012, the Clarksville Police Department stepped up traffic enforcement on Fort Campbell Boulevard from North Second Street to Stateline Road due to the increase in crashes occurring on the roadway. Police made 122 vehicle stops.

Since January 1st, 2012 there have been 322 crashes on Fort Campbell Boulevard, 106 of those were injury crashes, 160 were rear-end collision, and 100 were angle crashes.

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The major causes of the collisions were:  116 Following too closely and 77 Failure to Yield. Speed was also a factor in most of the collisions.

The major crash intersections were: Fort Campbell Boulevard / Quin Lane – 25 crashes; Fort Campbell Boulevard / Tiny Town Road – 24 crashes; Fort Campbell Boulevard / Durrett Drive – 15; Fort Campbell Boulevard / Hermitage Road – 14; Fort Campbell Boulevard / Jack Miller – 14; and  Fort Campbell Boulevard / 101st Airborne Division Parkway – 13.

The results from the increased enforcement were:

Offensive # of Charges
Seat Belt 6
Window Tint 4
Revoked/Suspended License 2
Improper Turns 1
Following Too Closely 11
Insurance 28
Light Law 2
Other Driver License Violations 7
Speeding 84
Traffic Signals 2
Failure to Use Reasonable Care 4
Registration 6
Other Violations (Loud Music-1) 1
Total 162

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