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Clarksville Police Department reminds boaters – Don’t let boating under the influence sink a good time

 

Nationwide crackdown on boating under the influence during Operation Dry Water

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – As the July 4th holiday approaches, law enforcement will be focusing on keeping boaters safe by cracking down on boating under the influence. The Clarksville Police Department will be conducting heightened awareness and enforcement of boating under the influence laws as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.

In partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), the Clarksville Police Department is working to increase boater awareness of the hazards associated with boating under the influence, and decrease the number of accidents and deaths attributed to impaired boating and other unsafe boating practices.

Clarksville Police Department to take part in Operation Dry Water, June 30th through July 2nd.

Clarksville Police Department to take part in Operation Dry Water, June 30th through July 2nd.

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Tennessee Department of Health gives Water Safety Tips

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – As summer vacations begin, many people will be traveling and enjoying outdoor activities, but before you enjoy time at the pool, ocean or other swimming destination, the Tennessee Department of Health reminds you to think water safety first.

‘’Having fun and enjoying physical activity in and around water is a joy for children of all ages and staying safe from illness and injury in the process is something we all want to do,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

This Summer think Water Safety First.

This Summer think Water Safety First.

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Clarksville American Red Cross Chapter issues Safety Tips for 4th of July Holiday Weekend

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – The long Fourth of July holiday weekend is just ahead and the American Red Cross has steps you can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or heading to the pool.

Fireworks Safety – The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show.

Fireworks

Fireworks

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TWRA says 2015 Boating Season Kicks Off with Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.

Annually, the Memorial Day weekend is one of the year’s busiest boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there was one boating-related fatality which came while a Knoxville resident was launching his boat from a trailer on Douglas Lake.

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Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off 2013 Boating Season

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.

Annually, the Memorial Day weekend is one of the year’s busiest boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there were no boating fatalities for the second consecutive year. There were six reported accidents, two of which resulted in injuries.

2013 Boating Season Kicks Off This Memorial Day Weekend

2013 Boating Season Kicks Off This Memorial Day Weekend

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National Safe Boating Week May 18th-24th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – National Safe Boating Week is May 18th-24th and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the 2013 summer boating season begins.

The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 17th with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. Participants wear a life jacket to work, demonstrating how easy to wear one, even while at work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Law Enforcement Safety Tips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – In time for one of the most popular holidays at Land Between The Lakes (LBL), Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers are offering their annual list of safe habits to follow while visiting the National Recreation Area and area State Resort Parks.

“We want everyone to have fun while they are here,” explains Forest Service Law Enforcement Patrol Captain, Duane Cameron, “and often times practicing safe habits can make all the difference in the world. Already this year a boat motor explosion injured a man and caused damage to his boat. This could have been avoided through proper ventilation before starting the engine.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Operation Dry Water set for the Weekend of June 22nd-24th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 22nd-24th. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) education and enforcement directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities.

Operation Dry Water is held on a weekend near the July 4th holiday to give BUI enforcement high visibility during the peak boating season. The TWRA is teaming with the U.S. Coast Guard and the State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). Operation Dry Water is being held for the fourth year after being launched by the NASBLA in 2009.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency urges Safe Boating this Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.

Annually, the Memorial Day weekend is one of the year’s busiest boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there were no boating fatalities. There were six reported accidents, two of which resulted in injuries. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency events to help launch National Safe Boating Week

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in events to promote the wear of life jackets as the 2012 boating season prepares to launch in full swing.

The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 18th with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. On Saturday, May 19th Ready, Set, Wear It!, will enter its third year in trying to bring awareness on the importance of life jacket wear by holding a world record day. «Read the rest of this article»

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