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AAA Says Drivers Who Use Alcohol, Marijuana have Risky Driving Behaviors

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – People who use both alcohol and marijuana are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road – they are significantly more likely to speed, text, intentionally run red lights, and drive aggressively than those who don’t, according to data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

They also are far more likely to report driving under the influence of alcohol than those who consume only alcohol and not marijuana.

AAA Says Drivers Who Use Alcohol and Marijuana have Risky Driving Behaviors. (AAA)

AAA Says Drivers Who Use Alcohol and Marijuana have Risky Driving Behaviors. (AAA)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests Six for Trailer Thefts

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) have arrested six men in connection to multiple trailer thefts that occurred in Montgomery County.

The thefts occurred in four different areas; Dover Road, Lafayette Road, Industrial Boulevard, and Oak Plains Road between December 2020 and January 2021. While investigating the trailer thefts an additional $90,000 in stolen property was also recovered. These items included stolen vehicles, ATVs, and other trailers that were stolen from Montgomery County, Davidson County, and Cheatham County in Tennessee and Trigg County, and Christian County in Kentucky.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests (Top L to R) Brian Joyce, Daniel Brinkley, Johnathan Askew, (Botttom L to R) Seki Sanchez, Jeremy Shivers and Jonathan Hunter for Theft.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests (Top L to R) Brian Joyce, Daniel Brinkley, Johnathan Askew, (Botttom L to R) Seki Sanchez, Jeremy Shivers and Jonathan Hunter for Theft.

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Clarksville Police reports Cadillac CTS crashes into Grandview Park Apartments

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 15th, 200, at approximately 5:42pm, Clarksville Police officers were dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle crash at 376 South Lancaster Road.

They discovered that a Cadillac CTS had crashed through the gate at the dead-end of Lancaster Road and came to rest partially inside of a first-floor apartment at Grandview Park Apartments.

Clarksville Police respond to vehicle crashing into an appartment building Saturday afternoon.

Clarksville Police respond to vehicle crashing into an appartment building Saturday afternoon.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol To Have High Visibility During Memorial Day Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of serious injury and fatal crashes across the state during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period. The THP will conduct saturation patrols, seat belt and sobriety checkpoints, as well as increased visibility on high-crash corridors throughout the summer to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes.

“This is not the typical Memorial Day that signals the start of summer travel,” Colonel Dereck Stewart said. “We continue to see fatalities on the rise with fewer vehicles on the road. I have instructed Troopers to proactively enforce seat belt laws, reckless and impaired driving this weekend and throughout the summer months. These behaviors are the common contributors to injury and death on the roadways of Tennessee.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police report drive uses Heroin, Crashes into Stopped Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, around 2:00pm, Clarksville Police Officers were called to a three vehicle crash with possible injuries at Needmore Road and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

When officers arrived, they found the driver of one of the vehicles, Christopher Langford, age 38, unconscious with a syringe in plain view inside of the vehicle.

As an officer opened the door, the driver regained consciousness.

Clarksville Police have arrested a man who had used Heroin prior to a multi-car motor vehicle crash with 2nd Offense DUI.

Clarksville Police have arrested a man who had used Heroin prior to a multi-car motor vehicle crash with 2nd Offense DUI.

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Clarksville Police arrest Fourteen for DUI over the Weekend

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On the weekend of August 23rd-26th, 2019, the Clarksville Police Department made fourteen DUIs arrests. Four out of fourteen DUIs involved motor vehicle crashes.

The other ten involved: failure to maintain lane of travel or swerving (one almost hit a patrol car); a driver overdosing and police were called to assist; 911 call of reckless driving; vehicle driving on the wrong side of road, man intoxicated leaving a bar was advised to get a ride and then chose to get into a vehicle to drive; and a person was driving a Walmart blue electric cart while intoxicated on the roadway.

Fourteen DUI arrests were made over the weekend by Clarksville Police.

Fourteen DUI arrests were made over the weekend by Clarksville Police.

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Clarksville Police report Pedestrian hit on Fort Campbell Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, July 26th, 2019 around 8:12pm, Clarksville Police report a red Dodge Dakota driven by Charles Suttle was traveling south in the right hand lane of Fort Campbell Boulevard and struck a pedestrian, a 28 year old male.

There is no clear indication of where the pedestrian was located at the time of impact. The driver didn’t see the pedestrian until impact.

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AAA reports Deadly Behaviors of Teen Drivers

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – AAA says that over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise.

New crash data from 2013-2017 reveals major factors contributing to fatal teen crashes during the summer driving period.

Fatal teen crash rates show drinking and driving, speeding and distraction are among top killers on the road during summer. (AAA)

Fatal teen crash rates show drinking and driving, speeding and distraction are among top killers on the road during summer. (AAA)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Warrant Wednesday is being conducted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) to help reduce the over 6000 active warrants on file.

Every Wednesday individuals will be spotlighted on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. They will be chosen based on felonies committed, number of warrants on file, or if they are considered dangerous.

This week’s Warrant Wednesday focuses on locating five individuals with outstanding warrants.

(Top L to R) Katie Lee Schroeder, Jamie Lee Drenth, Liana Lynn Allen, (Bot L to R) Stephanie Nicole Howard, and Adam Wayne Felts are wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

(Top L to R) Katie Lee Schroeder, Jamie Lee Drenth, Liana Lynn Allen, (Bot L to R) Stephanie Nicole Howard, and Adam Wayne Felts are wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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Tennessee Department of Safety releases 2018 Tennessee Traffic Fatality Figures

 

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has announced the preliminary figures indicating the state has recorded 1,047 traffic fatalities in 2018.

That’s a 2.2 percent increase in vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways compared to 2017, when there were 1,024 traffic fatalities.

Tennessee had 1,047 traffic fatalities in 2018.

Tennessee had 1,047 traffic fatalities in 2018.

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