Decherd, Tenn., Police Chief Ross Peterson is looking for solutions to increasingly heavy traffic and speeders on Decherd Boulevard, the main drag through the Franklin County town. Here, late afternoon traffic enters the town of Decherd from the south where speed limits are 30 mph.
Decherd, Tenn., Police Chief Ross Peterson is looking for solutions to increasingly heavy traffic and speeders on Decherd Boulevard, the main drag through the Franklin County town. Here, late afternoon traffic enters the town of Decherd from the south where speed limits are 30 mph.
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published Friday, June 15th, 2012
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DECHERD, Tenn. -- Traffic at peak periods on Decherd Boulevard is so heavy and fast that police can't safely pursue speeders that whiz along at 15 to 20 mph over the limit, the town's police chief said.

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