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Alcohol & Drug Laws

TCA 55-10 401 - DUI Definition

TCA 55-10-402. No defense that person is lawful user

TCA 55-10-403. Penalty for violations of §§ 55-10-401 — 55-10-404 — Inpatient alcohol and drug treatment — Ignition interlock devices — Restricted license — Strip searches — Forfeiture of vehicles — Blood alcohol concentration test fee

TCA 55-10-405. Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood — Definitions

TCA 55-10-406- Tests for Alcoholic or Drug Content of Blood - Implied Consent - Refusal to submit to test etc.

TCA 55-10-407 - Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood - Admissibility - Failure to request test.

TCA 55-10-408 - Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood - Presumptions of intoxication and impairment.

TCA 55-10-409 - Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood - Reports - Availability of results.

TCA 55-10-410 - Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood - Procurement and processing of samples - - Results - Additional testing.

TCA 55-10-411 - Tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood - Construction of provisions - Authority of other departments.

TCA 55-10-412 - Additional penalties - Ignition interlock devices

TCA 55-10-415 - Underage Drinking While Impaired (16 years or over but under 21 years of age)

TCA 55-10-416 - Open Container Law

TCA 55-10-420- Conditions under which licensed ignition interlock provider has a duty to report

TCA 55-10-421- Interlock assistance fund — Responsibility for costs to comply with ignition interlock requirements

TCA 55-10-422- Report by TBI to judiciary committees on offense of driving under the influence

TCA 55-10-423- Ignition interlock - Maximum allowable fees

Bicycle Safety Laws

TCA 55-52-103 - Bicycle Chapter Definitions

TCA 55-52-104 - Helmet Purpose

TCA 55-52-105 - Child Bicycle Safety Rules and Regulations

TCA 55-52-106 - Penalty to Violation of 55-52-105

TCA 55-8-171 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Vehicles - Penalty - Effect of Regulations

TCA 55-8-172 - Traffic Laws Apply to Persons Riding Bicycles - Penalty

TCA 55-8-173 - Riding on Bicycles - Penalty

TCA 55-8-174 - Clinging to Vehicles - Penalty

TCA 55-8-175 - Riding on Roadways and Bike Paths - Penalty

TCA 55-8-176 - Carrying Articles on Bicycles - Penalty

TCA 55-8-177 - Bicycle Lamps and Brakes - Penalty

TCA 55-8-197 Failure to Yield Right of Way - Rules of the Road

Child Safety Laws

TCA 55-10-206 - Off - Road Vehicles - Prohibited Acts - Penalties - Child Safety in Operation of Off-Highway Motor Vehicles

TCA 55-10-403- Child Endangerment Section for Driving Under Influence

TCA 55-10-802 - Part Definitions - Children Left Unattended in Motor Vehicle

TCA 55-10-803 - Offense of Leaving Child Unattended in Motor Vehicle - Penalty

TCA 55-50-312 - Licensing of Minors (Motor-driven cycles)

TCA 55-52-201 - Offense of Operation by Minors

TCA 55-52-202 - Penalty for Operation of Off-Highway Motor Vehicles by Minors - Defenses

TCA 55-8-189 - Transporting Child in Truck Bed

TCA 55-9-602 - Child Passenger Restraint Systems -Violations - Penalties

TCA 55-9-603-Use of Safety Belts in Passenger Vehicles-Violations-Penalities-Arrest-Applicability

TCA 55-9-606 - Passengers Over Sixteen Years of Age

Leaving Scene of Accident

TCA 40-7-103 - Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Motorcycle Laws

TCA 55-10-205 - Motorcycle Reckless Driving - Front Tire Off the Ground

TCA 55-50-312 - Licensing of Minor (Motor-driven cycle)

TCA 55-50-312 - Licensing of Minor (Motor-driven cycle)

TCA 55-51-102 - Rider Education Program

TCA 55-51-103 - Rider Education Program

TCA 55-51-106 - Insurance Discount

TCA 55-52-201 - Child Safety in Operation of Off-Highway Motor Vehicle

TCA 55-52-202 Penalty for Operation of Off-Highway Motor Vehicles by Minors - Defenses

TCA 55-8-110 - Traffic Control Signals - Inoperative

TCA 55-8-164 - Riding on Motorcycle

TCA 55-8-182 - Riding On Laned Roadways

TCA 55-9-302 - Motorcycle Helmet Required for Driver and Passenger

TCA 55-9-303 - Seat for Passenger

TCA 55-9-304 - Windshields — Safety Goggles, Face Shields or Glasses

TCA 55-9-305 - Rearview Mirrors and Footrests

TCA 55-9-306 - Violation of this part — Penalty

TCA 55-9-307 - Parent or Guardian Knowingly Permitting Minor to Violate this Part — Penalty

TCA 55-9-308 - Part Inapplicable to Autocycles

Move Over Law/Emergency Vehicles

TCA 55-8-132. Operation of vehicles and streetcars on approach of authorized emergency vehicles.

Pedestrian Laws

TCA 55-8-110 - Traffic-control Signals

TCA 55-8-111 - Pedestrian-control Signals

TCA 55-8-133 - Pedestrians Subject to Traffic Regulations

TCA 55-8-134 - Pedestrian's Right-of-Way in Crosswalks

TCA 55-8-135 - Crossing at Other Than Crosswalks

TCA 55-8-136 - Drivers to Exercise Due Care

TCA 55-8-137 - Pedestrians to Use the Right Half of Crosswalks

TCA 55-8-138 - Pedestrians on Roadways

TCA 55-8-180 - Pedestrians Led By Guide Dog or Carrying Identifying Cane Given Right of Way - Penalty

TCA 55-8-197 Failure to Yield Right of Way - Rules of the Road

Railroad Grade Crossing Laws

TCA 55-8-145 Obedience to Signal Indication Approach of Train - Penalty

TCA 55-8-146 All Vehicles Must Stop at Certain Railroad Grade Crossings - Statutes not to Affect Common Law Right of Recovery

TCA 55-8-147 Certain Vehicles Must Stop at All Railroad Grade Crossings

Safety Belt Laws

TCA 55-9-601 Required - Specifications - Violations - Penalities

TCA 55-9-602 - Child Passenger Restraint Systems -Violations - Penalties

TCA 55-9-603 Use of safety belts in passenger vehicles -Violations - Penalties - Arrest - Applicability

TCA 55-9-604 Failure to Wear Belt - Contributory Negligence-Evidence

TCA 55-9-606 - Safety Belts - Passengers Over Sixteen Years of Age

School Bus/Church Bus

TCA 55-8-151 - School Bus (or Church Bus) Overtaking and Passing

Speed Laws

TCA 55-50-311 Cell phone and Learner permit - Intermediate license - Fees - Restrictions - Penalties - Application - Parental notification

TCA 55-8-117 Overtaking Vehicle on Left

TCA 55-8-118 When Overtaking on the Right is Permitted

TCA 55-8-119 Limitations on Overtaking on the Left

TCA 55-8-152 Speed Limits - Penalties

TCA 55-8-153 Establishment of Speed Zones

TCA 55-8-155 Special Speed Limitation on Motor-driven Cycles - Penalty

TCA 55-8-156 Special Speed Limitations - Penalties

TCA 55-8-157 Charging Violations

TCA 55-8-191 Operation of Low Speed Vehicles - Prohibitions - License

TCA-55-8-154 Minimum Speed Regulation - Turnouts - passing Bays - Penalties

Teen Driving Laws

TCA 55-10-415 - Underage Driving While Impaired

TCA 55-8-199- Use of hand-held mobile telephone or personal digital assistant prohibited while driving

TCA 55-9-603 Use of safety belts in passenger vehicles -Violations - Penalties - Arrest - Applicability

TCA 55-9-606 - Safety Belts - Passengers Over Sixteen Years of Age

Texting and Mobile Phones-Devices

TCA 55-50-311 - Cell phone and Learner permit - Intermediate license - Fees - Restrictions - Penalties - Application - Parental notification

TCA 55-8-199 - Use of hand-held mobile telephone or personal digital assistant prohibited while driving

Traffic Terms &/or Definitions

TCA Law 55-50-102

TCA Law 55-8-101

Truck

TCA 55-8-189 Transporting Child in Truck Bed

TCA 55-8-195 Semis and Tractor Trailers Driving in Specific Lanes on Certain Highways

Young Adults (18-21)

TCA 55-10-415 Underage Driving While Impaired

Work Zone Traffic

TCA 55-8-152 - Speed Limits - Penalties

TCA 55-8-153 Establishment of Speed Zones

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