Moving violations on sharp decline in Athens, TN

This past year showed dramatic improvement in what many Athens residents viewed as the issuance of too many traffic citations. Athens Police Chief Cliff Couch delivered his monthly police report at the recent Athens City Council meeting. In his first full year on the job, Couch noted a substantial decline in the number of moving violations reported — from 4,639 in 2017 to 2,361 in 2018…