TN law enforcement cracks down on speeding

Updated: Jul. 12, 2018 at 9:58 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Law enforcement agencies in Tennessee are joining with agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina to crack down on speeders for "Operation Southern Shield."

"Avoid having your summer vacation end with a tragedy because you made the choice to speed," said Tennessee Highway Safety Office Director Vic Donoho. "We want everyone to make it to their destinations safely. Our law enforcement partners will exercise a zero tolerance for speeding drivers. If you're caught speeding, you will be ticketed."

The mission of THSO is to reduce traffic fatalities on highways with a vision of zero deaths."

Operation Southern Shield" runs July 16-20, 2018.

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