Topic: Governor’s Highway Safety Office
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on September 4th and September 5th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 162 vehicles stopped and 145 individuals charged.
Tennessee Department of Transportation stops Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for Labor Day Weekend
Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.
Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4th through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 8th. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.
Fan Appreciation Festivities Cap Opening Season At First Tennessee Park; Team To Welcome 15 Millionth Fan In Franchise History
Nashville, TN – As the Sounds close in on their 15 millionth fan in franchise history, they get set to host the last four games at First Tennessee Park this season against the Round Rock Express (Triple-A Texas Rangers) beginning Monday, August 31st.
In addition to the final jersey auction of the season, those in attendance at Thursday evening’s home finale will be treated to Fan Appreciation Night.
Clarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP), and the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) have joined forces to strengthen and support traffic enforcement nationwide by providing the Law Enforcement Challenge program, an innovative program designed to stimulate traffic law enforcement activities.
The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.
Clarksville Police Department to increase DUI Enforcement for Statewide Booze It and Lose It Mobilization
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office to step up DUI enforcement from August 19th to September 7th, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. The statewide Booze It and Lose It campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk driving.
Tennessee experienced 6,645 known alcohol-related crashes in 2014. That equates to an average of 18 people each day making the decision to get behind the wheel after they have been drinking.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on August 7th and August 8th, 2015 which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
The Clarksville Police Department along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol also conducted a Seat Belt Checkpoint on Kraft Street at Frosty Morn Drive on August 7th, 2015 (10:00pm to 11:30pm), with 430 vehicles passing through the Checkpoint.
During this time, there were 195 vehicles stopped and 161 individuals charged.
Tennessee Highway Patrol, Governor’s Highway Safety Office announces Statewide decrease in Seat Belt Usage
Nashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol have announced a decrease in seat belt use. The new statewide rate has been finalized at 86.2 percent for the month of June. This percentage represents a decrease from the previous usage rate of 87.7 percent.
The observational seat belt survey is performed by the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Center for Transportation Research. The survey, which is conducted in accordance with federal requirements and standards, is mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 31st and August 1st, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 141 vehicles stopped and 109 individuals charged.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 24th and July 25th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 160 vehicles stopped and 134 individuals charged.
Nashville, TN – Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at midnight on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 through 6:00am on Monday, July 6th, 2015 to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers.
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