Safety & Homeland Security

MEDIA ADVISORY: Agencies Team Up to Host “Share the Road” Festival

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | 01:26 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Department of Safety is teaming up with the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), the Motorcycle Awareness Foundation of Tennessee (MAFT), the Tennessee Truckers Association, the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Walk/Bike Nashville and the Murfreesboro Police Department to kick off May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and National Bicycle Month. A “Share the Road” festival will be held Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Bumpus Harley Davidson in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  The event, which will feature a bicycle safety course for kids and adults, as well as motorcycle training and road tests, begins at 10:00 a.m. A news conference is scheduled for noon.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Between the Barrels Visits Dickson County High School

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 | 10:32 am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 1,500 high school students at Dickson County High School, Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, 2009. 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: Between the Barrels Visits Williamson County

Monday, April 27, 2009 | 01:19 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 130 high school students at Middle College High School in Williamson County, Tuesday, May 28, 2009. 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: Fayetteville Driver Service Center Hosts Open House

Friday, April 24, 2009 | 01:47 pm

NASHVILLE ---   The Tennessee Department of Safety is hosting an Open House at its new Driver Service Center in Lincoln County, Tuesday, April 28, 2009, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.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 4110 Thornton Taylor Parkway in Fayetteville, Tennessee.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Between The Barrels Visits Greenbrier High School

Thursday, April 23, 2009 | 09:33 am

NASHVILLE ---The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 300 high school students at Greenbrier High School in Robertson County, Thursday, April 24, 2009. 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: Between the Barrels Visits Harpeth High School

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | 02:18 pm

NASHVILLE ---The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 650 high school students at Harpeth High School in Cheatham County, Thursday, April 23, 2009. 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: Between The Barrels Visits Independence High School

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | 07:43 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 Independence High School in Williamson County, Wednesday, April 22, 2009. 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.