Updated: 1/26/2021


 

THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THEIR PARTNERS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY ARE TEAMING UP TO RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ALARMING FATALITY CRASH RATE ON TENNESSEE’S ROADWAYS. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, IN 2020, FATALITIES INCREASED 7 PERCENT WHILE TRAFFIC WAS DOWN APPROXIMATELY 13 PERCENT. 1211 FATALITIES WERE REPORTED ON STATE HIGHWAYS OF WHICH  396 WERE UNRESTRAINED. THROUGHOUT THIS WEEK ON SOCIAL MEDIA, T-DOT WILL BE POSTING INFORMATION TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF DRIVING SAFE.