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Clarksville Police Department releases 2018 Traffic Crash Statistics

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In an effort to educate the public and promote safer driving habits, the Clarksville Police Department has compiled some statistics related to motor vehicle crashes for 2018 in the city limits of Clarksville.

The 2018 estimates for population within the city limits of Clarksville is approximately 153,000 and with inclusion of the county, pushes the population directly influencing traffic within city limits to about 200,000.

Clarksville Police Department reports that in 2018, there were 7220 crashes compared to 6684 in 2017, an increase of 536 crashes.

Clarksville Police Department reports that in 2018, there were 7220 crashes compared to 6684 in 2017, an increase of 536 crashes.

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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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Austin Peay State University Campus Police Promote Seatbelt Safety

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Campus Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its fifth annual Seatbelts Are for Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events and checkpoints throughout Tennessee. The SAFE campaign began February 1st, 2018 and concludes August 1st, 2018.

APSU Campus Police team with Tennessee Highway Safety Office for Seatbelts Are for Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

APSU Campus Police team with Tennessee Highway Safety Office for Seatbelts Are for Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

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Clarksville Police Department to take part in Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s Safe Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its fifth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign.

This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events, and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee.

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Clarksville Police Department joins SAFE Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events, and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee.

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Allstate Insurance says Parent’s Distracted Driving Habits Influence Teens behind the Wheel

 

New report shows teens’ distracted driving not necessarily the problem after all

Allstate InsuranceNashville, TN – A new report from The Allstate Foundation unveiled some new information about teen driving habits. The report shows that not only are many parents unaware that their teens are speeding, driving distracted or while under the influence, they may be learning these habits directly from their parents.

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Clarksville Police Department to participate in Tennessee’s 2015 SAFE Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office for the 2015 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 are encouraged to participate in the campaign by planning and implementing occupant protection initiatives in their communities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to conduct Roadside Safety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrol

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee.

The locations of the checkpoints will be on U.S. 79 and Kraft Street. Saturation Patrols will be on U.S. 41-A and U.S. 79 and Tennessee State Routes 374, 12, 13, 48, 76 and 236.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014.  (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, and the Clarksville Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on January 31st, February 1st, and February 2nd, 2014. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police reports Single Car Crash on Cumberland Drive sends two to Hospital

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 7th, 2013, around 1:40am, a 40 year old woman was driving a Nissan Altima south on Cumberland Drive, lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason, drove the vehicle off the right side of the road, crashed into a retaining wall and came to rest back on the roadway.

The 40 year old female driver and 37 male passenger were taken by Lifeflight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Nissan Altima crashed into a retaining wall on Cumberland Drive early Sunday morning.

Nissan Altima crashed into a retaining wall on Cumberland Drive early Sunday morning.

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St Patrick’s Day Saturation Patrols Kickoff

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Several law enforcement agencies were present in Clarksville as the Governor’s Highway Safety Office announced the kick off of a series of saturation patrols and sobriety check points in Clarksville-Montgomery County and all across the State of Tennessee during the St Patrick’s day weekend.

Law enforcement agencies will be out in a concentrated effort to ensure your safety over the holiday weekend.

Local Law Enforcement Agencies kickeded off St Patrick's Day Saturation Patrols and Sobriety Check Points Friday, March 15th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Local Law Enforcement Agencies kickeded off St Patrick’s Day Saturation Patrols and Sobriety Check Points Friday, March 15th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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