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Tennessee Highway Patrol Improves Safety with Grant Programs

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, 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.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department did a sobriety checkpoint and alcohol saturation patrols. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department did a sobriety checkpoint and alcohol saturation patrols. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police, Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol Statistics from November 29th-30th, 2013

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department to conducting Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol . (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department to conducting Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol . (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police, Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff Deputies to hold Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on November 29th, 2013 and November 30th, 2013 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee.

The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 41-A Bypass and Kraft Street. Saturation Patrols will be on U.S. 41-A & U.S. 79, Tennessee State Routes 374, 12, 13, 48, 76 & 236.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department to conduct Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol this weekend. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department to conduct Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol this weekend. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department to take part in Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on June 28th, 2013 and June 29th, 2013 in Montgomery County, Tennessee and Christian County, Kentucky.

Clarksville Police Saturation Patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police Saturation Patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol to step up Seat Belt and DUI Enforcement Efforts during Memorial Day Weekend

 

Seat Belt and Sobriety Checkpoints Scheduled for 78-Hour Holiday Period

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will step up seat belt and DUI enforcement efforts over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The THP also encourages all motorists to drive safely during the 78-hour period. State troopers will conduct several seat belt and sobriety checkpoints and will be out in force patrolling statewide to help ensure safe roadways this holiday.

The 2013 Memorial Day holiday period begins at 6:00pm Friday, May 24th and ends at 11:59pm, Monday, May 27th. Sixteen people were killed on Tennessee roadways during the 2012 Memorial Day holiday weekend. That was a decrease from 19 fatalities in 2011. Last year, alcohol was involved in six of the fatalities.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County St. Patrick’s Weekend DUI Blitz

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Law enforcement had a highly visible presence over the St Patrick’s Day weekend. On Friday and Saturday nights there was a combination of Sobriety Checkpoints and saturation patrols on the roadways around Montgomery County.

Officers from Tennessee Highway Patrol, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Dover Police Department, and Austin Peay State University were part of the team effort to ensure to reduce injuries and save lives on the roads of Clarksville-Montgomery County.

St. Patrick's Weekend DUI Blitz. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

St. Patrick’s Weekend DUI Blitz. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Department of Safety to begin Christmas Holiday Enforcement December 21st

 

Tennessee State Troopers Target Impaired Drivers and Seat Belt Offenders

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be out in force during the Christmas Holiday period to ensure travelers reach their destination safely.

Tennessee State Troopers will focus their attention on impaired driving and seat belt usage during the holiday, beginning at 12:01am on Friday, December 21st and ending at midnight on Tuesday, December 25th.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols to be conducted throughout Montgomery County

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints on May 25th, 2012 and May 26th, 2012 in Montgomery County. The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 41-A and U.S. 79, as well as, State Routes 12, 13, 48, and 76.

Troopers, deputies, and officers will also be out in force conducting D.U.I. saturation patrols on May 25th-26th, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be out doing DUI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols May 25th-26th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints on May 25th, 2012 and May 26th, 2012 in Montgomery County.

The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 41-A and U.S. 79, as well as, State Routes 12, 13, 48, and 76.

Troopers, deputies, and officers will also be out in force conducting  D.U.I. saturation patrols on May 25th-26th, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Cinco de Mayo Enforcement

 

Tennessee State Troopers Urge Motorists to Buckle Up & Act Responsibly

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will increase its highway traffic safety enforcement efforts on Saturday, May 5th, to coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations. During the 24-hour holiday period, Tennessee State Troopers will focus heavily on seat belt safety and DUI enforcement.

The 2012 Cinco de Mayo holiday period begins at 12:00am on Saturday, May 5th and ends that same day at 11:59pm. One person was killed on Tennessee roadways during last year’s Cinco de Mayo period. The only fatality was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not involved. In 2010, four people were killed on state roadways during the 24-hour Cinco de Mayo holiday. «Read the rest of this article»

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