THP: 7,200 hours worked; 29 wrecks and 276 speeding tickets issued at Bonnaroo

Music fans react as Bon Iver performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Music fans react as Bon Iver performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol called this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival one of the safest to dates as efforts concentrated on seat belt, speeding and DUI enforcement.

There were 29 traffic crashes on state routes and interstates in Coffee County during Bonnaroo from when gates opened June 6 through June 11, according to the Highway Patrol’s preliminary figures.

There were 347 moving violations with 276 speeding citations issued as state troopers worked over 7,200 man hours during the six-day period that

Nine of the wrecks involved injuries, but none were fatal.

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