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Clarksville Police Department releases 2018 Traffic Crash Statistics

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In an effort to educate the public and promote safer driving habits, the Clarksville Police Department has compiled some statistics related to motor vehicle crashes for 2018 in the city limits of Clarksville.

The 2018 estimates for population within the city limits of Clarksville is approximately 153,000 and with inclusion of the county, pushes the population directly influencing traffic within city limits to about 200,000.

Clarksville Police Department reports that in 2018, there were 7220 crashes compared to 6684 in 2017, an increase of 536 crashes.

Clarksville Police Department reports that in 2018, there were 7220 crashes compared to 6684 in 2017, an increase of 536 crashes.

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Clarksville Police releases Saturation Patrol results from New Year’s Weekend

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On December 29th, 2017 through December 31st, 2017 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department conducted saturation patrols to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

There were no vehicle fatalities in the city limits over the New Year weekend.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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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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Clarksville Police Traffic Enforcement Special Statistics on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard for February 27th, 2013

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Patrol and Traffic Enforcement Officers were out in force Wednesday, February 27th on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard between 3:00pm and 5:00pm in an effort to reduce crashes.

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Clarkville Police Investigating Two Separate, But Related Bus Crashes at the Same Location

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are investigating two separate accidents involving school buses. The first school bus crash occurred December 14th, 2012, around 7:11am.

A school bus was stopped eastbound on Dunbar Cave Road near the intersection of Warfield Boulevard when a Mercury Mountaineer driven by a 16 year old female could not stop in time and crashed into the rear-end of the bus. There was a total of 57 students aboard the bus.

The rear-end of the Bus that the Mercury Mountaineer crashed into.

The rear-end of the Bus that the Mercury Mountaineer crashed into.

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Clarksville Police charge Women with DUI after Traffic Crash

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – In the vast majority of DUI related crashes, there is alcohol or illegal drug usage involved.  The Clarksville Police Department would like to make the public aware that this is not always the case.

Clarksville Police recently had a DUI case in which the driver appeared to be a very conscientious and responsible driver, did not imbibe alcohol, but the prescription medication affected their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Chevrolet Malibu involved in accident Thursday morning.

Chevrolet Malibu involved in accident Thursday morning.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from September 21st and 22nd, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols between September 21st – September 22nd, 2012, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 99 vehicles stopped and 109 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from August 24th to September 8th, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols between August 24th – September 8th, 2012, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 348 vehicles stopped and 304 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police report 88 Traffic Crashes Over the Labor Day Weekend

 

Report for August 31st- Sept 3rd

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – There were no shortages of traffic crashes over the Labor Day weekend which ran from August 31st thru September 3rd, 2012.

Clarksville Police investigated 88 crashes over the long weekend, 16 involved injuries, and four were alcohol related. Three of the alcohol related crashes occurred before 9:00pm on August 31st.

Mountaineer hit by Dui driver in Altima. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Mountaineer hit by Dui driver in Altima. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Increased Traffic Enforcement Statistics from July 19th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 19th, 2012, the Clarksville Police Department stepped up traffic enforcement on Fort Campbell Boulevard from North Second Street to Stateline Road due to the increase in crashes occurring on the roadway. Police made 122 vehicle stops.

Since January 1st, 2012 there have been 322 crashes on Fort Campbell Boulevard, 106 of those were injury crashes, 160 were rear-end collision, and 100 were angle crashes.

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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