Topic: Traffic Safety
Clarksville, TN – On February 26th, 2020, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), Clarksville Police Department (CPD), and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) conducted a traffic safety bus tour .
Law enforcement rode in an unmarked bus and after observing traffic violations, communicated to ground units to initiate traffic stops.
They conducted 51 traffic stops during the safety campaign.
Clarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP), and the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) have joined forces to strengthen and support traffic enforcement nationwide by providing the Law Enforcement Challenge program, an innovative program designed to stimulate traffic law enforcement activities.
The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.
Clarksville Police Department to provide Car Seat Inspections, Traffic Safety Information at Natural Living Fair
Clarksville, TN – On April 11th, 2015 from 10:00am—2:00pm at Park Lane Church of the Nazarene on 225 Cunningham Lane, the Clarksville Police Department will be available for car seat inspections, will provide assistance for the proper installation of child restraints, and will provide traffic safety information at the First Annual Natural Living Fair.
Motorists Recognize Dangers but Do Little to Alter Behaviors says AAA Foundation
Tampa, FL – Too many Americans report that they regularly speed, run red lights, use distracting devices or drive drowsy, despite the fact that one in three have a loved one who has been seriously injured or killed in a crash, according to the AAA Foundation’s latest Traffic Safety Culture Index.
The results further indicate that unsafe behaviors persist even though one in five drivers have themselves been involved in a serious crash, and one in ten has been seriously injured in a crash.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department was Recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Placed Third in the National Law Enforcement Challenge (Excellence in Traffic Safety)
On October 28th, 2014 at the Highway Safety Awards Breakfast at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Orlando, FL, the Clarksville Police Department was recognized by the IACP and placed Third in the National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) in the category of Municipal Departments with 251 or more sworn officers. The award states: “The National Law Enforcement Challenge recognizes excellence in traffic safety and presents this award to your agency for its continued commitment to saving lives.”
Clarksville, TN – Sarah Horn, Senior Program Manager for I.A.C.P., announced that the Clarksville Police Department Placed 3rd among peers in National Law Enforcement Challenge.
The National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) is a national traffic safety awards program that recognizes excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs.
The program provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to make a difference in their local communities and allows agencies to learn from one another and establish future goals in traffic safety enforcement and education. «Read the rest of this article»
370 Agencies to Receive $21.1 Million Total in Highway Safety Grants to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole today announced $21.1 million in grants to Tennessee agencies to support highway traffic safety efforts.
The funds support the mission of the GHSO. The goal is to save lives and reduce injuries on Tennessee roadways through leadership, innovation, coordination and program support in partnership with numerous public and private organizations. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Tennessee Highway Patrol announce Fourth of July Safety Campaign
“No Refusal” Enforcement in 16 Counties
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Highway Patrol announced plans for an impaired driving enforcement campaign for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend. This traffic safety effort will feature an aggressive “No Refusal” enforcement, beginning at 6:00pm on Wednesday, July 3rd and ending at 11:59pm on Sunday, July 7th.
Twenty-one people died in 17 crashes on Tennessee roadways during the 2012 Fourth of July holiday period. That’s a fatality rate of one death every six hours.
“More Cops. More Stops.” Campaign Aims to Save Lives on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – In an effort to save lives on Tennessee’s roadways, local law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force beginning April 12th through April 15th, and from April 19th through April 22nd, as part of the “More Cops. More Stops.” campaign to crack down on drivers who are speeding, driving while under the influence or distracted, or not wearing seat belts.
Breaking traffic safety laws has deadly consequences. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Saw An Increase in Traffic Fatalities in 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials today joined representatives from the state’s Department of Transportation and Governor’s Highway Safety Office to announce the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in 2012.
Early figures indicate there was an increase in vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways last year. These figures include all vehicular fatalities in Tennessee reported by law enforcement agencies across the state. «Read the rest of this article»
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