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Tennessee Department of Transportation says Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk this Super Bowl Sunday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor’s Highway Safety Office, 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.

“We want you to have a good time, but more importantly, we want you to be safe,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “The chances of you, or someone you love, being in a drunk driving crash increases over the weekend and even more over a holiday weekend. Everyone thinks it won’t happen to them and it always happens to somebody. Don’t be that somebody.”

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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Tennessee State Trooper makes Traffic Stop and finds huge amount of Crystal Meth

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s East Bureau Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) initiated a traffic stop that led to the discovery of 13 kilometers (equal to 29 pounds) of crystal meth, and the arrest of a Texas man on felony drug charges.

Trooper Scott stopped a 2003 Chevy Suburban for a traffic violation on Interstate 40 eastbound in Knox County at approximately 3:40pm on Monday, February 1st, 2016.  The vehicle was occupied by a male driver, who gave multiple conflicting stories regarding his travel destinations.

Crystal Meth seized by Trooper Scott on Interstate 40 in Knox County.

Crystal Meth seized by Trooper Scott on Interstate 40 in Knox County.

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts asked to Sponsor Several Bills

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) has sponsored more than twelve bills during this legislative session and over the next few days we will send out a series of updates explaining the proposals and providing an update on their progress in the system.

House Bill 1629/Senate Bill 1615 (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is part of the Montgomery County government’s legislative agenda and authorizes local governments to enter into cooperative purchasing agreements with federal agencies. This legislation cleared the Local Government Sub-committee this week and will be heard in the Local Government Full Committee on February 9th, 2016.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Departments Of Health, Safety Warn Tennesseans Against Impaired Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – This weekend millions of people will be driving to a Super Bowl party to watch the biggest football game of the year. The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security urge all Tennesseans to be safe on the roadways this Sunday and every other day of the year.

‘’Most of us have fun watching the Super Bowl and enjoy a good time, but we want everyone to be safe before, during and after the game, so we encourage you to be moderate in food and drink and absolutely not to drive impaired by alcohol or any other drug,’’ said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Celebrate the Super Bowl Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate the Super Bowl Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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Tennessee Driver Services to Offer Select Saturday’s for License Reinstatement

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is pleased to announce that Driver Services will be offering select Saturday’s to citizens of Tennessee to reinstate their license in addition to their normal opportunities Monday-Friday.

The select dates being offered on Saturday’s are:  February 6th and 20th, March 5th and 19th, and April 2nd.

Saturday’s offered: February 6th & 20th, March 5th & 19th, and April 2nd

Saturday’s offered: February 6th & 20th, March 5th & 19th, and April 2nd

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Announces Reorganization

 

Homeland Security reorganization better focuses on the current threat picture

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is reorganizing its Homeland Security office to better deal with the evolving threat, particularly that of homegrown violent extremists. Restructuring began on November 1st, 2015, and will be complete on February 1st, 2016.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces Next Phase of Public Safety Action Plan

 

Plan focuses on changes in sentencing structure, reducing repeat offenders

Tennessee State GovernmentMemphis, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced the next phase of his administration’s multi-year, comprehensive action plan to help make Tennessee safer.

According to the latest data from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the overall crime rate has decreased 14.8 percent since 2010.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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AAA addresses Legislators with Traffic Safety and Transportation Funding Concerns

 

AAANashville, TN – The number of deaths on Tennessee’s roads last year remained below one thousand, AAA reported in its annual State of Safety presentation. This, at a time when the national trend is toward an 8.1 percent increase in road fatalities, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Tim Wright, Tennessee Regional President, AAA – The Auto Club Group and Don Lindsey, Tennessee Public Affairs Director, also described to the state’s House and Senate transportation committees the efforts other states are making to deal with their shrinking transportation revenue.

Tennessee is bucking the national trend in traffic fatalities, but needs to take action on transportation funding.

Tennessee is bucking the national trend in traffic fatalities, but needs to take action on transportation funding.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation finds Missing Men in Weakley County

 

THP Aviation directs Emergency Ground Crews to their Location

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Aviation section in a non-criminal search locates two missing 35 year old men. It was reported the men had left out to ride four wheelers around 2:00pm January 10th in severely cold winter conditions.

The Weakley County Sheriff’s Office contacted Captain Mansfield about the missing men. Captain Mansfield immediately requested support from THP’s Aviation section. It was reported to Trooper Harold Russell that the last cell phone conversation with the men indicated they had been riding in a swampy, bottom land area just south of Stafford’s Store Road in the Greenfield. The men had indicated they were lost and had ran out of fuel.

Tennessee Highway Patrol's Aviation.

Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Aviation.

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City of Clarksville to offer Driver’s License Services

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Under a contract with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, citizens will soon be able to renew or replace an existing driver’s license or state identification card in Clarksville’s City Hall.

You will soon be able to renew or replace an existing Tennessee driver's license or state identification card in Clarksville’s City Hall.

You will soon be able to renew or replace an existing Tennessee driver’s license or state identification card in Clarksville’s City Hall.

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