Topic: Governor’s Highway Safety Office
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on January 30th and January 31st, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 201 vehicles stopped and 181 individuals charged.
Partners Join Statewide to Remind Tennesseans to Avoid Destructive Decisions This Super Bowl Weekend
Tennessee – Super Bowl weekend is an exciting time for people to come together and celebrate. As those celebrations take place, partners across the state are reminding Tennesseans to plan ahead and designate sober drivers.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, the Franklin Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol joined the Tennessee Titans today to share a unified message: Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk this Super Bowl Sunday. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on January 16th and January 17th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 247 vehicles stopped and 215 individuals charged.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office for the 2015 Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign.
The SAFE campaign is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage in Tennessee. Law enforcement agencies are encouraged to participate in the campaign by planning and implementing occupant protection initiatives in their communities. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Government announces 2014 Traffic Fatality Figures, Strategic Highway Safety Plan for 2015
Nashville, TN - Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer has announced the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in Tennessee last year and the state’s strategic highway safety plan for 2015.
The 2014 traffic fatality numbers include vehicular deaths reported by all Tennessee law enforcement agencies.
Early figures indicate there were 961 vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways in 2014. That’s the second lowest traffic fatality number since 1963 and the fifth time traffic deaths have dipped below 1,000 since that year. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, recognized nearly two hundred officers and law enforcement agencies for their traffic safety enforcement efforts the week of December 8th, 2014.
Regional meetings took place in Jackson, Murfreesboro, Pikeville, Knoxville, and Greeneville.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has partnered with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office to participate in the Booze It & Lose It Holiday Impaired Driving Campaign.
According to the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Office, Booze It & Lose It is designed to reduce impaired driving injuries, fatalities, and associated economic losses. The Booze It & Lose It campaign provides for increased law enforcement efforts and public service messages to accomplish its goal.
TDOT Halts All Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be slowed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.
All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 26th through 6:00am Monday, December 1st.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on November 21st and November 22nd, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 205 vehicles stopped and 180 individuals charged.
Eight state police or highway patrol agencies will increase patrols on I-40 for Thanksgiving
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott today announced the second annual “Interstate 40 Challenge: The Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
The Interstate 40 Challenge will consist of increased patrols from state police or highway patrol agencies along the I-40 corridor in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, North Carolina and Tennessee. The challenge will take place on the busiest travel days of the Thanksgiving period, specifically from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30.
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