Topic: Governor’s Highway Safety Office
Nashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) today launched a new highway safety campaign aimed at increasing seat belt usage across the state.
The SAFE Campaign (Seat Belts Are for Everyone) 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»
Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoints/Saturation Patrols and DUI Blitz Operation Statistics during 2014 Super Bowl Weekend
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Clarksville Police Department, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted checkpoints and impaired driving saturation patrols January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
Also, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission was involved in the DUI Blitz Operation in Montgomery County.
Law enforcement will work overtime to crack down on drunk drivers
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor’s Highway Safety Office, Tennessee Titans and Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security are once again teaming up to remind Tennessee football fans that real Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk this Super Bowl weekend.
Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to conduct Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee.
The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 79 and Kraft Street. Saturation Patrols will be on U.S. 41-A and U.S. 79 and Tennessee State Routes 374, 12, 13, 48, 76 and 236.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will continue its commitment to provide increased enforcement, public awareness and reduce the loss of life and property on state roadways through grant programs in 2014. Funding was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and distributed through the Governor’s Highway’s Safety Office (GHSO).
The Sober Up TN Program allows the THP to allocate additional hours for state troopers to patrol the interstates, conduct sobriety checkpoints, perform bar checks and educate the public on the dangers of drinking and driving.
Proposal aims to reduce production without inconveniencing majority of consumers
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced legislation to reduce the growing problem of methamphetamine production in Tennessee.
The goal of the Tennessee Anti-Meth Production (TAMP) Act is to limit access to pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products to those who are using it illegally while not overburdening law-abiding Tennesseans who need temporary cold and sinus relief.
Clarksville Police Lieutenant Philip Ashby receives a Governor’s Highway Safety Office Partnership Award
Clarksville, TN – On, Friday, December 13th, 2013, Clarksville Police Department Lieutenant Philip Ashby was presented a Partnership Award, by Tony Burnett (Middle Tennessee Region Law Enforcement Liaison) of the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO).
The award was for the work of the Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit in the, June 28th, 2013, Hands Across the Border Sobriety Checkpoint, and the Unit’s assistance to the Tennessee Highway Patrol and area law enforcement agencies in conducting Sobriety Checkpoints and D.U.I. enforcement.
Clarksville Police, Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol Statistics from November 29th-30th, 2013
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Clarksville Police Department, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted impaired driving saturation patrols November 29th-30th, 2013, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 267 charges issued.
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee again this year during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (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 6:00am on Wednesday, November 27th until 6:00am Monday, December 2nd.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols November 22nd and 23rd, 2013 partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office .
During this time, there were 124 vehicles stopped and 141 charges issued.
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