Safety & Homeland Security

THP Will Be Out in Force This Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, November 24, 2008 | 11:26 am
Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper stops motorist
Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper stops motorist

NASHVILLE - As Thanksgiving holiday travelers prepare to hit the road, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is providing an extra incentive to buckle-up, obey posted speed limits signs and stay sober. State Troopers will be out in force and will conduct more than 50 sobriety and driver license checkpoints statewide. 

The 2008 Thanksgiving holiday period begins at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th and runs through midnight Sunday, November 30th. 

MEDIA ADVISORY: TDOT & TDOS Partner to Keep Teens “Between the Barrels”

Thursday, November 20, 2008 | 02:13 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 210 high school students at Cheatham County High School, Friday, November 21, 2008. The safe driving program is geared to students who are just learning to drive to reduce the chances of being involved in a dangerous work zone crash.

Union City Driver Services Center Moving to New Location

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 | 12:46 pm

Station Will be Closed Thursday and Friday

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Department of Safety (TDOS) will be closing its Driver Services Center in Union City, Tennessee, located at 1420 South First Street, and moving operations to a new facility, located at 1604 West Reelfoot Avenue.  The current Driver Services Center will be closed on Thursday, November 20, 2008, and Friday, November 21, 2008. The new office will be open for business on Monday, November 24, 2008. The move gives TDOS the opportunity to move into a larger space that will allow us to serve our customers more efficiently. 

MEDIA ADVISORY: THP Participates in Project Blue Light Ceremony

Monday, November 17, 2008 | 02:59 pm

NASHVILLE --- Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be participating in the 8th Annual Project Blue Light Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 22. The event is hosted by Middle and East Tennessee chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and is a time for the community to come together to honor law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line everyday to protect the public. It is also a time to remember fallen officers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities.

MEDIA ADVISORY: TDOT & TDOS Partner to Keep Teens “Between the Barrels”

Monday, November 17, 2008 | 11:03 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 450 high school students at Houston County High School, Tuesday, November 18, 2008. The safe driving program is geared to students who are just learning to drive to reduce the chances of being involved in a dangerous work zone crash.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Greene County Driver License Center Hosts Open House

Monday, November 10, 2008 | 01:54 pm

NASHVILLE ---   The Tennessee Department of Safety is hosting an Open House at its new Driver Services Center in Greene County, Friday, November 14, 2008, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell and Deputy Commissioner Greta Dajani invite the public to come and visit the new, larger facility, which is located at 1210 Hal Henard Road, Greeneville, Tennessee.

MEDIA ADVISORY: TDOT & TDOS Partner to Keep Teens “Between the Barrels”

Monday, November 10, 2008 | 01:52 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 450 high school students at Lewis County High School, Wednesday, November 12, 2008. The safe driving program is geared to students who are just learning to drive to reduce the chances of being involved in a dangerous work zone crash.