Thursday, January 12, 2017

Kingsport Drugged Driving Arrest

Eight months after a driver veered into oncoming traffic, the driver has been indicted after the lab tests were returned.  To read more about this incident, go to:

http://www.timesnews.net/Law-Enforcement/2017/01/12/KPD-Man-arrested-for-drug-impaired-crash.html?ci=featured&lp=1&ti=

Mr. Kimball Goes to Washingtom

I have accepted a position as the Director of the National Traffic Law Center. I will be starting in my position at the National District Attorneys Association on January 23rd. As such, I will be posting on this site less often, but occasionally.
Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Barry Williams and my future replacement will be the new moderator(s).
I will be watching........

Keep up the great work protecting lives on our roadways.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

First Days

The year has begun. Titan reports no fatal crashes on Jan 1 or 2. There have been a total of 646 crashes with 193 injuries on the first two days of the year.  Be mindful of wet, slick roads. Check the air pressure in your tires and make sure your headlights shine. Stay safe for a great new year.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Crashes with Drugs Present November 2016

In November 2016 there were 278 crashes on our roadways which involved the presence of drugs.
Nine resulted in fatalities. 149 resulted in a total of 204 injuries.
Drugs and Driving do not mix!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Johnthony Walker has Court Date Postponed until December 15, 2016


Johnthony Walker, appearing next to his attorney, Amanda B. Dunn, requested a continuation of his court date to December 15, 2016. All parties agreed to this date change. Walker's new date is set for December 15, 2016 in the General Sessions Court of Judge Lila Statom.

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2016/11/29/hearing-delayed-driver-charged-fatal-chattanooga-school-bus-crash/94594048/

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Chattanooga

The horror of the bus crash in Chattanooga yesterday fills my heart with grief. I cannot begin to imagine how so many families will recover. I hope and pray that all our systems will respond appropriately so that justice and healing can eventually occur.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Distracted Driving

There is an excellent article in the New York Times concerning how distracted driving has expanded and is killing us on the roadways. Please read it at :

Now put down the devices and stay safe!