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Tyler Head Memorial Sign Unveiling and Governor’s Bill Signing Ceremony

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – This Legislative Update is Part 1 of 3 regarding three bills passed this year by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts.

Public Chapter 1039 – The legislation was sponsored by State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield). This bill was brought to the House and Senate sponsors by Gina Head-Heiber, mother of Tyler Head who was killed by an impaired driver in Clarksville on his way to class at Austin Peay State University.

Tyler Head Memorial Sign Unveiling. (L to R) Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts, Sister, Abbey Head, Mother, Gina Head-Heiber, Step-father, Steven Heiber, Brother, Jamie Head, Father, Chuck Head and Senator Kerry Roberts.

Tyler Head Memorial Sign Unveiling. (L to R) Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts, Sister, Abbey Head, Mother, Gina Head-Heiber, Step-father, Steven Heiber, Brother, Jamie Head, Father, Chuck Head and Senator Kerry Roberts.

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Ceremony to Commemorate the Passage of the Tyler Head Law held in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:00am, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts and State Senator Kerry Roberts joined Gina Head-Heiber, the mother of Tyler Head, along with her family, friends, and guests to unveil the first sign for the new memorial sign program recognizing victims of accidents involving a DUI driver along state highways.

The ceremony was held at 1503 Madison Street, where the Cumberland Grille restaurant was located.

Tyler Head Family and Sign

Tyler Head Family and Sign

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Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol to conduct DUI checkpoints in Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware the Governor Highway Safety Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Clarksville Police Department, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a team effort in Clarksville-Montgomery County conducting  DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, on March 15th and 16th.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be doing sobriety checkpoints in the area March 15th and 16th, 2013. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be doing sobriety checkpoints in the area March 15th and 16th, 2013. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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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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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announces “No Refusal” Enforcement during Labor Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Governor’s Highway Safety Office and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving Make Joint Announcement

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott announced the department’s second “No Refusal” enforcement campaign at a joint press conference with the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in Nashville.

The “No Refusal” enforcement effort, beginning at 6:00pm on Friday, August 31st and concluding at midnight on Monday, September 3rd, will also coincide with the Labor Day holiday weekend.

A list of the scheduled “No Refusal” and Labor Day enforcement checkpoints for the Nashville District.

A list of the scheduled “No Refusal” and Labor Day enforcement checkpoints for the Nashville District.

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Clarksville Police Department to conduct Saturation Patrols, August 24th and August 25th, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, August 24th and August 25th, 2012, 10:00pm – 4:00am.

The intention of the saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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Clarksville Police Department to conduct Saturation Patrols, May 18th and 19th, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, May 18th and 19th, from 10:00pm–4:00am.

The intent of saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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Clarksville Police Department to conduct Saturation Patrols, April 20th and 21st

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, April 20th and 21st, 2012, 10:00pm – 4:00am.

The intent of saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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Clarksville Police to conduct Saturation Patrols March 16th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, March 16th, 2012, 10:00pm – 4:00am.

The intention of the saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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Clarksville Police Saturation Patrols Over the New Year’s Weekend

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, December 30th and 31st, 10:00pm–4:00am.

The intention of the saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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