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Tennessee Highway Patrol to be out in force during Christmas Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Traffic Enforcement Plan, Safety Message for Christmas Holiday

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct an aggressive traffic safety enforcement campaign during the Christmas holiday. Some plan to travel, while others will experience the holidays virtually. THP’s mission is to keep drivers safe when traveling.

This campaign is aimed at deterring impaired driving and reducing fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways. THP will focus our attention on distracted, reckless, speeding and unrestrained motorists. State troopers will perform saturation patrols, as well as seat belt, sobriety and driver license checkpoints.  All of Tennessee’s 95 counties will have troopers working to ensure a safe holiday. Please help us make this a joyful Christmas.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol plans “No Refusal” Enforcement during New Year’s Eve Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a “No Refusal” traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2015 New Year’s Eve holiday period, beginning Thursday, December 31st at 12:01am and concluding Monday, January 4th at 11:59pm.

State troopers will perform saturation patrols, seat belt, sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints as well as bar/tavern checks during the holiday. All of Tennessee’s ninety five counties will have troopers working to ensure a safe holiday as we conclude 2015 and begin 2016.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol releases 4th of July Traffic Enforcement Strategy

 

Tennessee State Troopers to Utilize Data-Driven Enforcement to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a variety of traffic safety tools and utilize data-driven enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday period to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state. The traffic safety campaign will begin at 12:01am on Friday, July 3rd and conclude at midnight on Sunday, July 5th.

Twelve people were killed in Tennessee during last year’s 96-hour Fourth of July holiday period. That’s down from the 19 vehicular deaths during the 2013 July 4th holiday. Of last year’s 12 traffic fatalities, seven were vehicle occupants and five were motorcyclists. Four (57%) of the individuals killed were not wearing seat belts and three of the traffic deaths were alcohol-related.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police to begin Strictly Enforcing Traffic Laws on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is beefing up traffic enforcement on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Warning signs are posted, and they read “Strictly Enforced” followed by “Speed Limit 45 MPH.” The CPD will have traffic units in marked patrol vehicles, unmarked vehicles, and on motorcycles.

Wilma Rudolph Boulevard is currently the #2 roadway in traffic collisions. The beefed up traffic enforcement is to reduce and/or prevent more traffic collisions from occurring.

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Clarksville Police Traffic Enforcement Special Statistics on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Patrol and traffic enforcement officers were out in force Wednesday on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard between 3:00pm and 5:00pm in an effort to reduce crashes.

During this time, police issued 75 citations. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police are using Crash Statistics to Target and Reduce Crashes in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is performing increased traffic enforcement, during the peak crash times between 4:00pm and 5:00pm, on Fort Campbell Boulevard every Thursday and Friday.

The traffic special to reduce crashes on Fort Campbell Boulevard during the peak hours of 4:00pm–5:00pm yielded the following results: «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police to increase Traffic Enforcement on Fort Campbell Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is using crash statistics to target and reduce crashes.

2012 proved to be one of the deadliest years for fatalities and crashes in Clarksville in the last five years.  There were 3747 crashes and 16 fatalities on Clarksville highways in 2012. The crashes/fatalities for: 2011-3685/10, 2010-3228/10, 2009-3147/14, 2008-2745/7, and 2007-3381/11.

Top 10 Roadways for Crashes in Clarksville, TN.

Top 10 Roadways for Crashes in Clarksville, TN.

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Clarksville Police Department Increased Traffic Enforcement Statistics from July 19th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 19th, 2012, the Clarksville Police Department stepped up traffic enforcement on Fort Campbell Boulevard from North Second Street to Stateline Road due to the increase in crashes occurring on the roadway. Police made 122 vehicle stops.

Since January 1st, 2012 there have been 322 crashes on Fort Campbell Boulevard, 106 of those were injury crashes, 160 were rear-end collision, and 100 were angle crashes.

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Lt Phil Ashby running radar along Fort Campbell Boulevard. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police to Increase Traffic Enforcement along Fort Campbell Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is stepping up traffic enforcement on Fort Campbell Boulevard from North Second Street to Stateline Road due to the increase in crashes occurring on the roadway.

On July 19th, 2012 the traffic unit and patrol will dedicate officers for strictly enforcing all traffic laws with a focus on reducing crashes and saving lives. Since January 1st, 2012, there have been over 320 crashes on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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Clarksville Police Department to conduct Saturation Patrols, May 18th and 19th, 2012

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting city-wide impaired driving saturation patrols, partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, May 18th and 19th, from 10:00pm–4:00am.

The intent of saturation patrols is to detect and apprehend impaired drivers through increased traffic enforcement.

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