Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Bicycle

Clarksville Police respond to Bicyclist Struck on Riverside Drive

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 around 11:10am, Clarksville Police report a 48 year old female riding a motorized bicycle was struck while traveling south on Riverside Drive in the bicycle lane.

She was hit in the bicycle lane by a Buick driven by a 63 year old woman that was making a left turn from Northbound Riverside Drive onto a store parking lot at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Crossland Avenue.

A car turned in front of a bicyclist this morning on Riverside Drive.

A car turned in front of a bicyclist this morning on Riverside Drive.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation launches “Bike Walk Clarksville”

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Bike Walk Clarksville, a group of citizens on a mission to promote a more bicycle and pedestrian-friendly community, got rolling this week with a formative meeting at Wilma Rudolph Events Center.

The next meeting is scheduled for 6:00pm Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at a site to be announced soon. Organizers have set up online sites to inform and connect members.

The popularity of Clarksville's BCycle bike-sharing system helped inspire the newly formed 'Bike Walk Clarksville' citizens group.

The popularity of Clarksville’s BCycle bike-sharing system helped inspire the newly formed ‘Bike Walk Clarksville’ citizens group.

«Read the rest of this article»

 

Dodging the Roadkill: A Step In The Right Direction

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, the new Motorcycle Advisory Council held its first meeting.  The “MAC” was created to support and advise the Federal Highway Administration on reducing motorcycle fatalities and improving infrastructure across the country.

The ten member committee held its meeting in Arlington, VA, and is comprised of experts in a variety of motorcycle and infrastructure topics.  The day long meeting was to discuss work zone improvements, roundabouts, roadside hardware, crash testing and other topics.

Bikers at a Traffic Light.

Bikers at a Traffic Light.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Commentary | No Comments
 


Hilltop Super Market delivers biggest Easter Egg Hunt to date

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – Hilltop Super Market held their 22nd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th, 2017. The weather was nice and warm with a cool breeze that kept it from being hot. The event kicked off at 11:00am and the Easter Egg hunt began at 2:00pm.

There were several different activities for everyone to enjoy. There were inflatable bounce houses provided by U Jumpin’ Foulks, face painting done by Montgomery Central High School Cheerleaders, cupcake decorating, a duck pond, and other games.

Hilltop Super Market Easter Egg Hunt

Hilltop Super Market Easter Egg Hunt

«Read the rest of this article»

 

Daymar College Play-A-Thon set for July 23rd

 

Daymar CollegeClarksville, TN – Daymar College, in Clarksville, will host a Play-A-Thon family event July 23rd, 2016 from 9:00am-1:00pm.

There will be inflatables, carnival type food, music, games, a ride-a-thon, door prizes, limited school supplies and a drawing for a bike or two.

Daymar College to host St. Jude Play-A-Thon on July 23rd «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Jaquez Willis is on a mission to earn his High School Diploma

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Jaquez Willis is on a mission. His determination to earn his high school diploma is so great that he walks seven miles from his home near Northwest High School in Clarksville, Tennessee to the Continuing Education Center on Greenwood Avenue where he is enrolled in Adult Education.

Then he walks seven miles home. Day after day, his goal gets a little closer and the hope in his heart grows a little bigger.

Jaquez Willis receives a new bicycle at the New Providence Community Policing Center

Jaquez Willis receives a new bicycle at the New Providence Community Policing Center

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

AAA Encourages Everyone to Gear Up for a Safer Ride

 

Nationwide, Bicycle Fatalities Continue to Rise Year over Year

AAA - Traffic Safety FoundationKnoxville, TN – May is National Bike Safety Month and AAA encourages all bicyclists to take necessary precautions while sharing the road with motorists. This means making safety a top priority, not just in May, but throughout the year.

Bicycle fatalities continue to increase across the U.S. according to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Bicycle fatalities 2009-2013 «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Clarksville’s New Providence Community Policing Center, Clarksville Police Department and APSU Officers give a Bicycle to a Family in Need

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, November 24th, 2014 at approximately 10:30am, Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico representing the New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) presented a bicycle to Ms. Larissa Taylor, which is for her 17-year-old daughter, Tyler Yoho.

Officer Charyl Ramsey, from the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Campus Police, contacted Officer Derico to see if Taylor’s daughter qualified for a bicycle.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Clarksville Police arrest suspect Phyllis Taylor for Bicycle hit and run

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Phyllis Taylor, a 53-year-old Clarksville resident, is the registered owner and driver of the vehicle that struck Vince A. Freeman, which resulted in his death.

Taylor was booked into Montgomery County Jail with the charges of Vehicular Homicide, Leaving the Scene of an Accident- Death or Injury, Failure to Yield the Right-of-Way, Driving without a License, and Financial Responsibility (no insurance). Her bond amount is $1,100,000.

Phyllis Taylor «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee Department of Health says Wearing Helmets Saves Lives and Money

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – Traumatic brain injury can occur as a result of any head injury. Whether it is a fall from a bicycle or a motorcycle crash, a sports concussion or a head trauma to one of our brave veterans from an explosion on the battlefield, the delicate brain can suffer significant after affects.

Many of these injuries can be prevented. During observances of Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans of the importance of wearing helmets while riding motorcycles and bicycles to help prevent brain injuries. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Now playing at the Movies