Local Fatality 1 of 7 In State Over Memorial Day Weekend

June 1, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-06-01) Preliminary figures from the Tennessee Department of Safety show seven people were killed in traffic crashes on Tennessee roadways during the 78-hour Memorial Day holiday period, including a Scott County woman.  A year ago, 16 people died on Tennessee highway, while 13 people were killed in 2008. [ Read More ]

Road Construction Won’t Delay Memorial Day Travelers

May 26, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-05-26) Road construction won’t slow motorists down as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 28 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June1.  This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel in the state this Memorial Day weekend. [ Read More ]

THP Joins Click It Or Ticket 2010 To Reduce Traffic Crash Deaths

May 21, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-05-21) It only takes a few seconds to buckle up, avoid a ticket and possibly save your life. Yet many still fail to take the time.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol is joining forces with the Governor’s Highway Safety Office and law enforcement agencies across the state and country for a high visibility Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign, urging all drivers and passengers to buckle up every time, all the time.  The initiative runs May 24 through June 6, which includes the Memorial Day holiday weekend. [ Read More ]

Census Takers To Begin Home Visits

April 29, 2010

Charlotte, NC (2010-04-29) If you haven’t mailed back your 2010 Census questionnaire or you did not receive one, you can expect a knock at your door sometime between May1 and mid-July. Beginning Saturday, nearly 13,000 census takers will fan out across Tennessee going door-to-door to collect information from households that have not answered the census. [ Read More ]

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