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Toyota recalls nearly 3 million vehicles because Air Bags/Seat Belt Pretensioners may not Deploy

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2011-2019 Corolla, 2011-2013 Matrix, 2012-2018 Avalon, and 2013-2018 Avalon Hybrid vehicles.

During certain crashes, the air bag electronic control unit (ECU) may malfunction, possibly disabling the deployment of the air bags and/or seat belt pretensioners.

2018 Avalon is one of the models being recalled by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

2018 Avalon is one of the models being recalled by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

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Tennessee Highway Safety Office Reports an All-Time High in Statewide Seat Belt Usage

 

Tennessee Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TNOn Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced a significant increase in the state’s overall seat belt usage rate, compared to previous years.

Tennessee’s Seat Belt Usage Rate Reached 91.75 Percent in 2019

Tennessee’s Seat Belt Usage Rate Reached 91.75 Percent in 2019

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Reminds Motorists to Make Safe Choices During the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) reminds motorists to buckle up and drive sober during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. 

State troopers will utilize traffic safety enforcement tools including saturation patrols and sobriety and seat belt checkpoints, to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes during the holiday weekend. 

The St. Patrick’s Day holiday enforcement period starts at midnight, Saturday, March 17th, and ends on March 18th at 11:59pm.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police releases Saturation Patrol results from February 9th-11th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit and Patrol Officers had a busy weekend charging 12 people with DUI, February 9th-11th, 2018.

Five were charged after traffic crashes, three were charged when a driver was found asleep or passed out at the wheel on the roadway or drive thru, one driver ran over a curb, two were traffic infractions—speeding and failure to obey traffic signal, and in one incident the driver almost hit several cars.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police releases DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol results from January 26th-27th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On January 26th, 2018 – January 27th, 2018 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted a DUI checkpoint and saturation patrols to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

During this time, there were 169 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police charge Vintavious Williams in Vehicle Crash on Crossland Avenue

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On January 18th, 2018, Clarksville Police responded to a vehicle accident at Crossland Avenue and Talley Drive where a 55 year old man driving a 1999 Ford Ranger was hit by a a 2011 GMC Sierra driven by an 18 year old male.

On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, around 3:00pm, the 18 year old driver of the GMC Sierra, Vintavious LaMorris Williams, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

18 year old Vintavious LaMorris Williams has been charged for reckless endangerment and other charges after the vehicle accident at Crossland Avenue and Talley Drive on Januar 18th.

18 year old Vintavious LaMorris Williams has been charged for reckless endangerment and other charges after the vehicle accident at Crossland Avenue and Talley Drive on Januar 18th.

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Clarksville Police releases DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol results from April 7th and 8th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Friday, April 7th through Saturday, April 8th, 2017 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Checkpoint and saturation patrol to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

During this time, there were 97 vehicles stopped and 149 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol Statistics from December 30th and 31st

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted Checkpoint and impaired driving saturation patrols on December 30th and 31st, 2016, which were partially funded by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 183 vehicles stopped and 173 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from September 2nd & 3rd, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on September 2nd and 3rd, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (400 block of Dover Road) from September 2nd, 2016 11:00pm to September 3rd, 2016 1:00am were 327. Saturation patrols took place in the City of Clarksville from 2:00am until 4:00am.

During this time, there were 238 vehicles stopped and 229 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol September 2nd & 3rd. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol September 2nd & 3rd. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from August 19th & 20th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on August 19th and 20th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (Hwy 48/13) from August 19th, 2016 11:00pm to August 20th, 2016 1:00am were 403.

During this time, there were 257 vehicles stopped and 238 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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