Published: April 12, 2021


THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE WILL LAUNCH A NEW SPEEDING PREVENTION CAMPAIGN FRIDAY CALLED “SLOW DOWN TENNESSEE” IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY, THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL (THP), THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AAA – THE AUTO CLUB GROUP, THE STUDENTS AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE DECISIONS, AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. FROM FRIDAY TIL APRIL 30TH, PARTICIPATING AGENCIES WILL INCREASE PUBLIC EDUCATION, AWARENESS, AND ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS TO REDUCE SPEEDING-RELATED CRASHES, INJURIES, AND FATALITIES STATEWIDE. THE “SLOW DOWN TENNESSEE” CAMPAIGN INCLUDES A MULTI-PRONGED APPROACH. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE BY USING #SLOWDOWNTN ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP SPREAD AWARENESS. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES STATEWIDE WILL INCREASE SATURATION PATROLS, CONDUCT HIGH VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT, AND UTILIZE OTHER TACTICS TO CURB SPEEDING DRIVERS.