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Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force receives Award

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recently recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for their work in traffic safety.

The Task Force received the Directors Award at the Life Savers Conference on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

The Directors Award is presented to an individual or group who exemplify an exceptional performance of passion and dedication to saving lives.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force receives Directors Award from Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force receives Directors Award from Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

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Fort Campbell Traffic Management says Distracted Driving can cost you more than Money

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Traffic Management and Collision Investigations, Installation Provost Marshal Office traffic supervisor Lt. Nicholas Pietila says distracted driving is the No. 1 cause of collisions on the installation.

“There are about 25 roadway collisions on post each week, the majority of which are caused by distracted driving, or it’s a contributing factor,” Pietila said.

Distractions are anything that take the driver’s attention away from the task of operating a motor vehicle safely. Among the most dangerous distractions is texting while driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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Clarksville Police Department receives grant for Motorcycle Education, Training, Enforcement

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In Clarksville for 2018, the Clarksville Police Department reports that there were 106 motorcycle crashes, with 76 injured, four fatalities, and 39 property damage crashes.

In 2019, as of May 8th, CPD had 29 motorcycle crashes, with 19 injured, 0 fatalities, and 10 property damage crashes. Even though there have been no fatalities for 2019, two of the crashes resulted in the riders having life altering injuries and are still hospitalized.

Tennessee Highway Safety Office awards Clarksville Police Department a $12,000 Specialized Motorcycle Enforcement Grant.

Tennessee Highway Safety Office awards Clarksville Police Department a $12,000 Specialized Motorcycle Enforcement Grant.

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Clarksville Police Department Promotes Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote motorcycle safety during the month of May, which is nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Agencies participate by providing information and increasing awareness in their communities about the importance of sharing the road and looking twice for motorcyclists.

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Clarksville Police Department releases 2018 Traffic Crash Statistics

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD) 

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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Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to take part in Safe Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD),  Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are 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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Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force receives Recognition

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for their ongoing commitment and dedication to highway traffic safety.

THSO Law Enforcement Liaison Tony Burnett presented the Task Force with a plaque during their annual Middle Tennessee District meeting held in Bell Buckle on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018.

Members of the Task Force were also recognized for individual achievements. Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Adam Simpkins received a Trooper of the Year Award for District 3.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Clarksville-Montgomery County Traffic Safety Task Force was recognized by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office takes part in Operation Incognito

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) joined the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to help kickoff Operation Incognito on November 13th, 2018.

The Operation Incognito campaign was developed as part of a statewide distracted driving enforcement initiative and promoted National Traffic Incident Response Week, which occurs November 11th–17th, 2018.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Departmetn and the Tennessee Highway Patrol took park in Operation Incognito in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Departmetn and the Tennessee Highway Patrol took park in Operation Incognito in Montgomery County.

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Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office join Tennessee Highway Safety Office to launch Operation Incognito

 

Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO)

Tennessee Highway Safety OfficeClarksville, TN – On November 13th, 2018 the Clarksville Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will join the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to launch Operation Incognito (OI) statewide.

The OI campaign was developed this year to evolve Tennessee’s fourth statewide distracted driving enforcement initiative.

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Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit gets Three Awards at 31st Tennessee Lifesavers Conference, 14th Law Enforcement Challenge

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s traffic unit has dedicated itself to making the roadways in Clarksville safer for it citizens.

The traffic unit’s hard work and efforts were recognized at the Tennessee Lifesavers Conference.

They were the recipients of three auspicious awards.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit earns Three Awards.

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit earns Three Awards.

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