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Clarksville Police Department takes First Place in the Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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 comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

Clarksville Police Department comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

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Clarksville Police Department to increase DUI Enforcement for Statewide Booze It and Lose It Mobilization

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol, Governor’s Highway Safety Office announces Statewide decrease in Seat Belt Usage

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, 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.

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TDOT says Construction Won’t Slow July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, 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.

No Construction-Related Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways July 2nd - 6th. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Construction-Related Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways July 2nd – 6th. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation suspends Road Construction for Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Road construction won’t slow motorists down as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 22nd through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 26th.

TDOT says Lane Closures Activity Won’t Delay Memorial Day Travelers (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT says Lane Closures Activity Won’t Delay Memorial Day Travelers (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office announces Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

 

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeTennessee – May is designated as national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol joined to share a unified message: Share the Road.

“As the weather gets warmer, more and more motorcyclists will be on the road,” said Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole. “It takes everyone working together to stay safe. Motorcyclists take extra precaution with protective gear and being aware of their surroundings. We are asking all other drivers to do their part and take the extra time to look twice.”

Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office announces Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office announces Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Clarksville Police Department to participate in Tennessee’s 2015 SAFE Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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»

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office gives award to Clarksville Police Department

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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 Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

Clarksville Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

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TDOT announces No Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During the Thanksgiving Holiday

 

TDOT Halts All Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, 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.

TDOT to halt lane closures for Thanksgiving Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt lane closures for Thanksgiving Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Interstate 40 Challenge for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Eight state police or highway patrol agencies will increase patrols on I-40 for Thanksgiving

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, 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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