Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award.
The THSO has partnered with AAA – The Auto Club Group to provide one high school senior the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes program to improve driver safety within their local community.
Nashville, TN – On 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.
Clarksville, 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 Police Department (CPD), Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)
Clarksville, 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.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Clarksville, 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.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office join Tennessee Highway Safety Office to launch Operation Incognito
Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO)
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit gets Three Awards at 31st Tennessee Lifesavers Conference, 14th Law Enforcement Challenge
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, 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.
Tennessee Highway Patrol
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and local law enforcement agencies across Tennessee in an effort to keep one of the state’s busiest roads safe.
Enforcement efforts will focus on U.S. Hwy 70 statewide. This is a strict traffic enforcement campaign that will take place on July 31st and August 3rd. This intensified enforcement effort is referred to as “Safe on Seventy.”
U.S. Hwy. 70 runs West to East through 36 counties in Tennessee encompassing 538 miles. U.S. Hwy. 70 ends at the North Carolina state line. Along the route, the roadway runs parallel to several U.S. and state highways, including those in all three of the state’s major cities (Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville).
Clarksville, 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.
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