Safety & Homeland Security

State Trooper Captures Fugitive Wanted in Florida

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 | 12:00 am

Crash in Loudon County Leads to Arrest

Nashville, Tennessee — A Tennessee State Trooper, investigating a minor crash Tuesday morning, apprehended a fugitive wanted in Florida.  Lola M. Pennington was taken into custody on October 7, 2008, after being treated for injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Loudon County.

Manhunt for Suspect Involved in Fatal Crash

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 | 12:00 am


Nashville, Tennessee — Tennessee State Troopers and officers in Warren County are searching for the driver of a pick-up truck involved in a deadly crash this morning.  It happened on Highway 70 just west of the Centertown city limits.  Investigators say at approximately 8:30 a.m., a red Nissan Frontier pick-up truck collided with a motorcycle, killing the driver and passenger of the motorcycle.  The driver of the pick-up truck fled the scene on foot.

THP Marks One Year of CMV Roadside Technology Corridor

Friday, September 19, 2008 | 12:00 am

Greene County Scales Critical Element in Federal Research & Technology Program

Nashville, Tennessee — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recognized the Tennessee Department of Safety for its leadership and support of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Roadside Technology Corridor (CMVRTC).