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MPD hopes message board helps improve traffic safety
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Nikki Childers photo McMinnville Police Officer Mark Mara stands in front of the new electronic sign received through grant money. It will be used to communicate with and educate motorists about nearby road conditions and laws of the road.
McMinnville Police Department (MPD) recently acquired an electronic message board as part of a grant through the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. At $18,000, the sign is outfitted with the ability to set alternating text which can be customized by MPD.