Safety & Homeland Security

Say "Thumbs Down" to Texting & Driving during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 | 09:44 am

Tennessee – April is designated as national Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and representatives from Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated joined today to share a unified message: Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving.

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Georgia State Patrol Partner with Erlanger Heath System to Encourage Seat Belt Safety

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 09:37 am

NASHVILLE---The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) today joined representatives from Erlanger Health System’s Level 1 Trauma Center to urge motorists to wear seat belts to reduce trauma cases and fatal crashes across the region. This is the first time both state law enforcement agencies have partnered with the medical community to encourage seat belt safety.