Safety & Homeland Security

THP Participates in National School Bus Safety Week

Monday, October 20, 2008 | 09:50 am

Drivers are Reminded to “Stop on Red, Kids Ahead”

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Safety (TDOS) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) are participating in National School Bus Safety Week, October 20 – 24, 2008. This year’s theme, “Stop on Red, Kids Ahead,” reminds all drivers that they are required by law to stop when a school bus’s red-flashing lights are activated.

Safety Urges Motorists to Watch Out for Deer

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 | 03:26 pm

October Through December Worst Time for Deer-related Crashes

NASHVILLE--- The Tennessee Department of Safety cautions motorists to watch out for deer, especially during the months of October through December, which is deer mating season. Deer are on the move during this period, meaning an increase in deer-related crashes is more likely.