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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 13th & 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 13th and May 14th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 147 vehicles stopped and 138 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department to participate in Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office for the 2016 Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign. The SAFE Campaign is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage in Tennessee.

Law enforcement agencies participate in the campaign by planning and implementing occupant protection initiatives in their communities.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol to increase Enforcement during Christmas Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Department of Transportation stress positive impact of Increasing Seat Belt Fines

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Commissioner Bill Gibbons of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS&HS), Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole called the increase in seat belt fines an effective additional tool to curb traffic fatalities in the state.

As of January 1st, 2016 the fine for seat belt violations will more than double. The fine for a first offense seat belt violation will be raised to $25.00 and the second and subsequent offense will be $50.00.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from April 24th – April 25th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on April 24th and April 25th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 166 vehicles stopped and 150 individuals charged.

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

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

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Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Checkpoints/Saturation Patrols and DUI Blitz Operation Statistics during 2014 Super Bowl Weekend

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Clarksville Police Department, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted checkpoints and impaired driving saturation patrols January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

Also, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission was involved in the DUI Blitz Operation in Montgomery County.

Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted checkpoints, saturation patrols and a DUI Operation Superbowl weekend.

Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted checkpoints, saturation patrols and a DUI Operation Superbowl weekend. (CPD)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Six Month Performance Report

 

Traffic Fatalities Decline Nearly 14% In First Six Months Of 2013

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott today announced the preliminary number of traffic fatalities on state roadways have decreased by nearly 14 percent (13.8%) for the first six months of 2013, compared to the same time period in 2012.

The THP reported 436 people died in traffic crashes in Tennessee from January 1st through June 30th, 2013. That is 70 fewer than the 506 vehicular fatalities that occurred during the same dates in 2012. Please note these figures include vehicular fatalities reported by all law enforcement agencies across the state. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to conduct More Cops, More Stops Enforcement Blitz

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's DepartmentMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be out in force on local roadways from January 25th through February 3rdcracking down on unsafe drivers on Montgomery County roads during the winter season. They will be looking primarily for seat belt violators, drunk drivers, those who speed, and distracted drivers.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson was quick to point out that enforcement saves lives, “We’re going to be out in force cracking down on those who break our laws with a special More Cops, More Stops Enforcement Blitz.”  He continued,  “While you may think that this nightmare could never happen to you, or your family; the fact remains that the failure to wear a seat belt, driving while intoxicated, speeding, and distracted driving is killing Tennesseans every single day.” «Read the rest of this article»

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