Crashes Down From 17 To 11 At "One Of Safest" Bonaroos

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's Chattanooga District today announced preliminary statistics from the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Coffee County last Wednesday through Monday, including 11 crashes.

State troopers worked more than 5,600 hours over the six-day period.

There were no fatalities in the 11 crashes. All of the wrecks worked this year were for property damage only. In 2013, troopers worked 17 crashes, including one fatal, three injury and 13 property damage wrecks.

Troopers issued a total of 127 citations; 40 for moving violations and 87 for non-moving violations. Ten suspects were cited for driving under the influence, and just one was cites for the open container law.

THP Colonel Tracy Trott said. "This was one of the safest Bonnaroo weekends we've ever worked. Our troopers did a great job managing the heavy volume of traffic on Interstate 24 and the surrounding roadways. Our hard worked paid off and we are able to say there were zero fatalities this festival weekend."

THP personnel also responded to 184 motorist assist calls throughout the six-day event.

Citations issued by the THP are included below.

2014 Bonnaroo Non-Moving Violations (NMVs) THP Citations Issued
2014 Bonnaroo Hazardous Moving Violations (HMVs) THP Citations Issued
Child Passenger Restraint Violations
0
Speeding
17
Safety Belt Violations
7
Driving Under the Influence
10
Driver License Law Violations
12
Reckless Driving
2
Revoked/Suspended Driver Licenses
10
Disregarding Signal/Sign Controls
2
Registration Violations
9
Other Moving Violations
9
Open Container Law
1
Misdemeanor Drug Violations
4
Other Non-Moving Violations
29

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