Weekend

THP Gears Up for Easter Weekend Enforcement Activities

NASHVILLE – In anticipation of a busy travel weekend, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is ramping up its enforcement effort with increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints for the 2011 Easter Holiday period, beginning 12 a.m. Thursday, April 21 and concluding at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 24. read more TN.gov Newsroom – Safety

Traffic Fatalities Decline during Super Bowl Weekend

NASHVILLE — Preliminary 2011 Super Bowl weekend traffic fatalities have declined significantly from a year ago with four people killed on Tennessee roadways during the unofficial holiday period. Last year’s Super Bowl weekend resulted in 10 traffic fatalities in the state. read more TN.gov Newsroom – Safety

Lights on for Life Kicks Off Holiday Lifesavers Weekend

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Highway Patrol will combine forces with other state and local law enforcement agencies around the country for this year’s “Lights on for Life Day”, held Friday, December 17. “Lights on for Life” is a symbolic headlight observance designed to focus attention on the impaired driving issue and remember those who have …

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Decline in Traffic Fatalities Over New Year’s Holiday Weekend

  Nashville — Preliminary reports indicate three people were killed during the New Year’s holiday weekend, compared with 13 fatalities during last year’s holiday. Statistics for the 2010-2011 New Year’s holiday reflect the time period from 6 p.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010, to midnight Sunday, January 2, 2011.   read more TN.gov Newsroom – Safety