Topic: Tennessee Highway Patrol
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 16th, around 7:10am, a 1998 Chevy S10 driven by Roni Proctor was traveling north on Highway 48/13 when the truck crossed the center line and drifted into the south bound lane where it struck a 2006 Chevy Malibu near Ball road according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The Malibu tried to avoid the oncoming vehicle but could not and was hit head on.
The driver of the Malibu, 17 year old Kylie Eastin, who along with her passenger, 15 year old Ashley Travis were Lifeflighted to the «Read the rest of this article»Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Roni Proctor was transported by EMS to Gateway Medical Center. All three were wearing seat beats according to the THP report.
State Troopers Will Be Out Statewide Conducting Saturation Efforts and Checkpoints
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will increase its highway traffic safety enforcement efforts this weekend to coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations. State Troopers will focus heavily saturation efforts, seat belt safety, and DUI enforcement.
One person was killed on Tennessee roadways on May 1st, 2012.
“When the temperatures begin to increase this time of year, more motorists start taking to the roadways. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will aggressively enforce our state’s seat belt and impaired driving laws to protect the public this Cinco de Mayo weekend and as we head into the summer months,” Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons said.
Clarksville, 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, andwere part of the team effort to ensure to reduce injuries and save lives on the roads of Clarksville-Montgomery County.
Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol to conduct DUI checkpoints in Clarksville-Montgomery County
Clarksville, 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.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) named Trooper Nathan W. Hall the 2012 Trooper of the Year at a special award ceremony held Thursday evening in Murfreesboro, TN. Trooper Hall earned the honor after preventing a possible suicide attempt by a juvenile last December in Sullivan County.
“Trooper Hall is a great example of what is expected of a Tennessee State Trooper. He’s professional, courageous, works hard and has a positive attitude. His actions on the night of December 16th, 2012 were nothing short of heroic. Trooper Hall is an outstanding representative of our agency and deserves the Trooper of the Year recognition,” Colonel Tracy Trott said.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) named Tonya Hattaway the 2012 Dispatcher of the Year at a special award ceremony held Thursday evening in Murfreesboro. Hattaway, who is assigned to the THP’s Cookeville District, earned the honor for an incident last February in which she helped find a woman who was thought to be harmful to herself and sent a trooper to the woman’s aide.
“Hattaway always goes the extra mile for the safety of her colleagues and the public. She strives to go above and beyond in every situation and lives have been saved because of it,” Colonel Tracy Trott said.
Tennessee Saw An Increase in Traffic Fatalities in 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials today joined representatives from the state’s Department of Transportation and Governor’s Highway Safety Office to announce the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in 2012.
Early figures indicate there was an increase in vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways last year. These figures include all vehicular fatalities in Tennessee reported by law enforcement agencies across the state. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police reports Man dies when Front End Loader shifts on his Flatbed and comes to rest on the Cab
Clarksville, TN – On January 12th, 2013, around 4;00pm, a 66 year old man was driving north on Frosty Morn Drive hauling a front end loader on a flatbed trailer.
For an unknown reason, the loader shifted forward on the flatbed and continued until it came to rest on the cab of the tractor. The 66 year old driver was trapped inside and died at the scene from his injuries.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Troopers located a missing two-year old male on Wednesday afternoon after a statewide Amber Alert was issued earlier in the morning. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued the alert.
The juvenile, identified as Cael Whitehead, of Houston County, was recovered unharmed with Austin Whitehead, 23, of Covington, GA, on Interstate 24 eastbound at mile marker 153 in Marion County.
Tennessee State Troopers will strictly enforce “No Refusal” Law in 16 Counties
Nashville, 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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