Safety & Homeland Security

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.

Driver Services November Holiday Schedule

Friday, November 07, 2008 | 06:01 pm

NASHVILLE - In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Department of Safety Driver Service Centers will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th. We typically will have an increased volume of customers when we reopen after being closed for a holiday, so please plan your visit accordingly.  Information on our Driver Service Centers' days and hours of operation is available online. You may also wish to see if you are eligible to renew your driver license online.

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

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 | 01:58 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to two classes of high school students at Lawrence County High School, Thursday, November 6, 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: TDOT & TDOS Partner to Keep Teens “Between the Barrels”

Friday, October 31, 2008 | 01:44 pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transportation will deliver the “Between the Barrels” presentation to 500 high school students at Waverly High School in Humphreys County, November 3, 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: Tennessee Highway Patrol Officers Teach Teens About Safe Driving

Friday, October 31, 2008 | 10:26 am
NASHVILLE  --- The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be on hand at the Dickson County High School football game, Friday October 31, 2008, to promote teen driver safety. Captain Chip Miller and Special Program Lieutenant Tony Barham will use THP’s rollover simulator to demonstrate first-hand the potential deadly results of failing to use safety restraints.

MEDIA ADVISORY: THP Safety Education Officers Join State Farm Tailgate Tour in Johnson City

Friday, October 31, 2008 | 10:10 am

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. ---   This weekend, the Tennessee Highway Patrol joins State Farm in helping promote teen driver safety during the 2008 High School Tailgate Tour. THP Safety Education Sergeant Jarrett Ramsey will demonstrate potential results from failure to use safety restraints with THP’s rollover simulator as well as the effects of alcohol on a driver with DUI goggles.