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Tennessee Highway Patrol releases 4th of July Traffic Enforcement Strategy

 

Tennessee State Troopers to Utilize Data-Driven Enforcement to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a variety of traffic safety tools and utilize data-driven enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday period to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state. The traffic safety campaign will begin at 12:01am on Friday, July 3rd and conclude at midnight on Sunday, July 5th.

Twelve people were killed in Tennessee during last year’s 96-hour Fourth of July holiday period. That’s down from the 19 vehicular deaths during the 2013 July 4th holiday. Of last year’s 12 traffic fatalities, seven were vehicle occupants and five were motorcyclists. Four (57%) of the individuals killed were not wearing seat belts and three of the traffic deaths were alcohol-related.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville’s Jacob Fendley, Premier DUI Attorney, Advanced Level Training on Footwear in DUI Cases

 

Fendley, Fendley, and HahnClarksville, TN – Jacob Fendley of Clarksville, Tennessee recently received advanced level training on the importance of footwear in DUI Cases from the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.

Jacob received training about the significance of a person’s footwear and how to fight and win DUI Cases if the investigating officer did not give a person the opportunity to remove their unusual footwear prior to the Walk and Turn and the One Leg Stand Tests.

Jacob Fendley

Jacob Fendley

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol and Seat Belt Checkpoint Statistics from June 5th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrol and a seat belt checkpoint on June 5th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 99 vehicles stopped and 96 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 29th – May 30th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 29th and May 30th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 186 vehicles stopped and 141 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 22nd – May 23rd, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 22nd and May 23rd, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 147 vehicles stopped and 138 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Montgomery County joins Hands Across the Border for Memorial Day holiday checkpoints and patrols

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – State of Tennessee and local officials from both Kentucky and Tennessee took the podium to explain the upcoming roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols slated for Montgomery County, Tennessee and Christian County, Kentucky tonight and tomorrow night, May 22nd and 23rd.

The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 41-A near the state line.

The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department to participate in Hands Across the Border. (CPD)

The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department to participate in Hands Across the Border. (CPD)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol to conduct “No Refusal” Enforcement, increase Patrols during Memorial Day Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) today announced plans to increase patrols and utilize the “No Refusal” law and a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of serious injury and fatal crashes across the state during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period.

The 2015 Memorial Day holiday period will begin at 12:01am on Friday, May 22nd and conclude at midnight on Monday, May 25th.

The 96-hour holiday period will include “No Refusal” enforcement, which allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers, in each of the eight THP Districts.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 15th – May 16th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 15th and May 16th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 163 vehicles stopped and 154 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 8th – May 9th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 8th and May 9th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 228 vehicles stopped and 202 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department hosted an Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class for Clarksville Academy Upperclassmen

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday April 29th, 2015 at 1:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department hosted an Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class for the Junior and Senior classes from Clarksville Academy at their outdoor Sports Complex off of Hwy 48-13.

The purposes of the class was to educate teens on the dangers of impaired driving, educate on DUI laws, and to influence a reduction in the underage consumption of alcohol.

Over 60 Clarksville Academy Students attended the CPD's Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class.

Over 60 Clarksville Academy Students attended the CPD’s Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class.

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