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  To report a crash on City streets involving injury, death, or property damage >$50
(including crashes involving impaired/unlicensed drivers)

Contact KPD Emergency Line at 911
  To report a non-emergency traffic violation on City streets
(including ongoing speeding vehicles)

Contact KPD Non-Emergency Line
at (865) 215-4010

  To report a safety problem on City streets
(pothole, sidewalk obstruction, streetlight outage, etc.)

Contact 311
City 311



  • Vision Zero Network 
  • Toward Zero Deaths - national coalition on highway safety
  • Tennessee Highway Safety Office state program addressing data, safety, and enforcement
  • National Roadway Safety Strategy - USDOT strategy to reach zero roadway fatalities
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - federal agency enforcing vehicle safety standards and funding highway safety

  •  'Slow Down in K-Town' Campaign
    Slow Down in K-Town

  • City 'Slow Down in K-Town' - anti-speeding education and resources for City neighborhoods
  • City Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program - traffic calming for City neighborhoods
  • City Civil Engineering - manages local roads, sidewalks, bridges, and greenways within City
  • City Transportation Engineering - monitors traffic and manages roadway signage/markings within City
  • TN Department of Transportation - monitors traffic and manages state highways and interstates across Tennessee


    THSO Pocket Guide
     TN Rules of the Road Pocket Card
  • TDOT Pedestrian Laws & Bicycle Laws - legal rights and responsibilities of drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians in Tennessee
  • THSO Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety - information and resources for cyclists and pedestrians in Tennessee (including printable Pocket Card at right)
  • City Bicycle Safety program - bicyclist safety and rights (including Minimum 3 in Tennessee law)
  • TPO I BIKE KNX - cycling resources and infrastructure
  • Bike Walk Knoxville Driver Training - program teaching drivers how to share the road safely with bicyclists and pedestrians
  • THSO Reduce TN Crashes - promoting safe driving for teens
  • KPD Teen Driving Program - defensive driving education for licensed teens
  • KPD Safety City - education on roadway safety for elementary-age children
  • KPD Child Safety Seat Checkpoints - free inspections of child car seats
  • Knox County Safe Routes to School - support for students to safely walk and bike to school
  • Tennessee Traffic Safety Laws - state traffic laws (including speeding, DUI, motorcycles, pedestrians, children and minors, emergency vehicles, work zones, helmets, and mobile devices)
  • Hands Free Tennessee - education on state law limiting drivers' use of mobile devices
  • KPD 'What to do if you're involved in a crash'
  • NHTSA Bicycle Safety - information and tips on bike safety
  • AAA Safety - information about safety for all road users (including seniors and teens)
  • THSO Older Driver Safety - resources for senior drivers and caregivers