tennessee holiday driving deaths http://wmot.org en THP Saturation Patrols Through Christmas http://wmot.org/post/thp-saturation-patrols-through-christmas <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be stepping up enforcement over the Christmas holiday.&nbsp;</p><p>Christmas is one of the most dangerous times of the year for motorists due to an increase in impaired driving. According to the Tennessee Department of Safety, the increased enforcement begins just after midnight tonight and runs through midnight Dec. 25.</p><p>THP Captain David McGill says it includes saturation patrols, bar and tavern checks, and driver license and sobriety checkpoints.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 16:01:40 +0000 AP/WMOT & ap 19051 at http://wmot.org