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Austin Peay State University to host ThinkFast driver safety program March 22nd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Eighty-three percent of all teens involved in vehicle-related fatalities were not wearing seatbelts. More than 22,000 Tennessee traffic crashes involved drivers under 21.

Distracted driving is one of the leading cause of vehicle accidents in the nation.

ThinkFast driver safety program to be held at Austin Peay State University March 22nd

ThinkFast driver safety program to be held at Austin Peay State University March 22nd

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Montgomery County Driver Safety Program brings ThinkFast Initiative to High Schools

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Driver Safety Program recently brought the ThinkFast Interactive program to students at Montgomery Central High School. ThinkFast Interactive, sponsored by Nissan America and the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, uses a game show setting to connect young people with factual, relevant information related to various personal health and safety issues such as impaired driving, seat belt safety, and distracted driving.

ThinkFast Interactive program

ThinkFast Interactive program

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Montgomery County Driver Safety Program receives Booster Seats

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Driver Safety Program recently received booster seats from MeHarry Medical College on a grant they received through the Tennessee Governors Highway Safety Office. The Drivers Safety Program received 290 booster seats to distribute to local elementary schools.

Each of the 24 Clarksville Montgomery County School System’s (CMCSS) elementary schools received seats, varying in size and age capacity for discretionary distribution.

(L to R) Marci Oliver, School Resource Officer; Amy Williams, Pisgah Elementary School Assistant Principal, Sergeant Jimmy Brown; and Lisa McClain, Montgomery County Driver’s Safety Administrator.

(L to R) Marci Oliver, School Resource Officer; Amy Williams, Pisgah Elementary School Assistant Principal, Sergeant Jimmy Brown; and Lisa McClain, Montgomery County Driver’s Safety Administrator.

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Montgomery County Free Driving Program sees Overwhelming Response

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for ages 15-19 in the United States.

In an effort to lower this statistic, the Montgomery County Driver Safety Program provided a free Defensive Driving Course, Alive at 25, to approximately 200 Montgomery County high school students during the months of February, March and April. Two additional classes were needed due to the overwhelming response. «Read the rest of this article»

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Rivers and Spires Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Bang

 

Rivers and Spires Festiveal 2012 - 10 yearsClarksville, TN – The final day of the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival on Saturday opened with unseasonably cooler weather to the point of being really chilly.  Warm coats, hats, and/or gloves were the order of the day.  Turnout started out slow, and might have been a little bit depressed over all from previous years as a result, but the people who did come out had a really great time!

Arriving around 11:00am, I found dribs and drabs of people mostly scattered around the various stages. As the morning progressed the numbers steadily increased. I made my way up strawberry alley and watched a vendor playing with one of the many items he had for sale. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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