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Halloween Enforcement and Safety Tips from Tennessee Highway Patrol and Tennessee Highway Safety Office

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) are partnering together for a safe Halloween. The THP will plan for increased visibility and enforcement efforts on Halloween to ensure a safe and happy holiday for all Tennesseans.

There were four people killed on Halloween night per the Tennessee’s Integrated Traffic Analysis Network (TITAN) during the 2013-2015 time periods. Two of the four fatal crashes involved drunk drivers.

“There is typically a dramatic increase in pedestrian traffic on Halloween. It is important for us to remind motorists to slow down and watch for children on all roadways. This is a time of good family fun. However, children, parents and motorists must remember that safety comes first,” Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner David Purkey said.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

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AAA says Declare a Designated Driver this Fourth of July Weekend

 

Tow to Go Program Available All Holiday Weekend

AAATampa, FL – Independence Day traditionally ranks as one of the year’s deadliest holidays due to drunk-driving crashes.

The most recent data available from the 2014 holiday weekend revealed that 164 people were killed in crashes involving at least one driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. That number represents almost half (41%) of all crash fatalities for the entire holiday weekend.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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Clarksville Police Department reminds citizens not to operate a Boat under the Influence

 

Nationwide crackdown on boating under the influence during Operation Dry Water

On the road or on the water, you’re going nowhere if you are impaired

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the recreational boating season in full swing, the Clarksville Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on boating under the influence.

The nationwide awareness and enforcement campaign, Operation Dry Water, is a partnership of the Clarksville Police Department, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the U.S. Coast Guard with a mission of putting an end to impaired boating.

Clarksville Police Department to Conduct High-Visibility Crackdown on Boating Under the Influence

Clarksville Police Department to Conduct High-Visibility Crackdown on Boating Under the Influence

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Partners with Law Enforcement

 

“More Cops. More Stops.” Campaign Aims to Save Lives on Tennessee Roadways

More Cops. More StopsNashville, TN – In an effort to save lives on Tennessee’s roadways, local law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force beginning April 12th through April 15th, and from April 19th through April 22nd, as part of the “More Cops. More Stops.” campaign to crack down on drivers who are speeding, driving while under the influence or distracted, or not wearing seat belts.

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Clarksville Police Weekend DUI Arrests for February 15th-17th, 2013

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – In an effort to bring more attention to drivers that drink and drive, the Clarksville Police Department is going to start consolidating and publishing the circumstances which lead to the DUI arrest. They are arrests, not convictions. Clarksville Police had 751 DUI arrests for 2012.

Police made 10 DUI arrests from February 15th thru February 17th, 2013.

Betty Carlson, Jimmy Doss, Derek Dotson, Ryan Estes, Edward Gill, Pedro Hanson, Samantha Kelly, Dewayne Massey, Luis Paniagua-Sostenes, and Ryan Smith and  were arrested over the weekend by Clarksville Police for DUI.

Betty Carlson, Jimmy Doss, Derek Dotson, Ryan Estes, Edward Gill, Pedro Hanson, Samantha Kelly, Dewayne Massey, Luis Paniagua-Sostenes, and Ryan Smith and were arrested over the weekend by Clarksville Police for DUI.

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Grand Jury indicts Man for Hitting Two Vehicles in August, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – A man has been indicted after crashing into two vehicles on August 31st, 2012.

Danny Bueno was indicted by the January 2013 Grand Jury after crashing into vehicles, August 31st, 2012 around 4:30pm on Dunbar Cave Road and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

According to witness accounts, Bueno was driving a Ford Explorer erratically west on Dunbar Cave Road, failed to maintain the lane of travel, crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 1993 Ford F-150. Bueno had his left arm on the outside of his vehicle and suffered a severe injury during the collision.
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Tennessee Highway Patrol prepares for New Year’s Eve “No Refusal” Enforcement

 

Tennessee State Troopers will strictly enforce “No Refusal” Law in 16 Counties

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Five people lost their lives in vehicular crashes on Tennessee roadways during last year’s New Year’s Eve holiday period. Sixty percent of those fatalities occurred in alcohol-related crashes.

That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol will join with local law enforcement agencies to conduct another “No Refusal” DUI enforcement campaign during the 2012-13 New Year’s Eve holiday, beginning at 6:00pm, Friday, December 28th and concluding at midnight on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Halloween Safety Tips

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department’s officers will be out in abundance in an effort to ensure Trick-or-Treaters, as well as those celebrating the fall tradition of Halloween, have a safe and enjoyable time.

There will be over 30 officers on the streets patrolling through your neighborhoods and on the roadways around Clarksville on Halloween. We’ve listed some recommendations of things you can do to make Halloween safer for everyone.

Paisley (5), Crispin (4), and Alessandra (9) were singing the Halloween song for Mark Williams and the neighbor son John (6) during Halloween last year.

Paisley (5), Crispin (4), and Alessandra (9) were singing the Halloween song for Mark Williams and the neighbor son John (6) during Halloween last year.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Cinco de Mayo Enforcement

 

Tennessee State Troopers Urge Motorists to Buckle Up & Act Responsibly

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will increase its highway traffic safety enforcement efforts on Saturday, May 5th, to coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations. During the 24-hour holiday period, Tennessee State Troopers will focus heavily on seat belt safety and DUI enforcement.

The 2012 Cinco de Mayo holiday period begins at 12:00am on Saturday, May 5th and ends that same day at 11:59pm. One person was killed on Tennessee roadways during last year’s Cinco de Mayo period. The only fatality was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not involved. In 2010, four people were killed on state roadways during the 24-hour Cinco de Mayo holiday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrols in conjunction with Patrol made 20 DUI Arrests

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted saturation patrols which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The saturation patrol special in conjunction with routine patrol operations took 20 DUI offenders off the streets between April 20th-23rd.

Clarksville DUI Special Patrol Car rear ended on Fort Campbell Boulevard by a drunk driver in a Chevrolet Impala. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville DUI Special Patrol Car rear ended on Fort Campbell Boulevard by a drunk driver in a Chevrolet Impala. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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