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Austin Peay State University Growth rate brings need for Crosswalks, APSU Physical Plant finds Solar Solution

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Most people don’t think in terms of solar power when it comes to campus traffic issues, but APSU Physical Plant Director, Tom Hutchins was thinking solar was a perfect solution to remedy a growing traffic related issue around campus — pedestrian safety.

As the campus has grown, nearly doubling in size during the last decade, and the paths people took from classroom to classroom changed, so did the places where pedestrians cross streets.

New crosswalk sign in front of APSU Foy Center. (Photo by Linnea Rainey - Austin Peay State University)

New crosswalk sign in front of APSU Foy Center. (Photo by Linnea Rainey – Austin Peay State University)

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Clarksville Police Department accepting Applications for October 5th Student Traffic Awareness Training Class

 

Free 4 hour class for High School Students between the ages of 15 and 19

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TNApplications are now being accepted by the Clarksville Police Department for the October 5th, 2013 Student Traffic Awareness Training (STAT) Class.

Applications are available at Clarksville Police headquarters, 135 Commerce Street or by going to www.clarksvillepd.org.

Once completed, applications are to be turned in to the Clarksville Police Department at 135 Commerce Street either in person or by mail. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department accepting Applications for August 10th Student Traffic Awareness Training Class

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TNApplications are now being accepted by the Clarksville Police Department for the August 10th Student Traffic Awareness Training (STAT) Class.

Applications are available at Clarksville Police headquarters, 135 Commerce Street or by going to www.clarksvillepd.org.

Once completed, applications are to be turned in to the Clarksville Police Department at 135 Commerce Street either in person or by mail. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Transportation announces Pedestrian Safety Project in Clarksville Tennessee

 

Signalized Crosswalks to be Installed at Five Intersections along Fort Campbell Boulevard

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) today announced plans to install signalized crosswalks at five intersections along State Route 12 (Ashland City Highway)/US 41A (Fort Campbell Boulevard). «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumer reports warns parents and Trick-or-Treaters on latest Halloween dangers

 

Pedestrian accidents and recalled candy among biggest risks on Halloween Night

Consumer Reports YONKERS, NY — Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things parents and kids should watch out for this Halloween. Consumer Reports warns that this gruesome holiday is one of the most dangerous nights of the year for pedestrians; and, recently, two candy manufacturers have issued product recalls. Complete guidelines for a safe Halloween are available online at www.ConsumerReports.org.

Halloween is the second deadliest day for all pedestrians after New Year’s Day. Fatal collisions between motor vehicles and young pedestrians occur most frequently between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. Parents should take special care to make sure their trick-or-treaters are easily visible to motorists.

Keep your kids safe on Halloween

Keep your kids safe on Halloween

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