2010 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 9 - EquipmentLighting Regulations
Part 2 - Required Equipment on Vehicles
55-9-202 - Mufflers Muffler cutouts prohibited Penalty.

55-9-202. Mufflers Muffler cutouts prohibited Penalty.

(a)  No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any road, street or highway unless the motor vehicle is equipped with a muffler in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise and annoying smoke.

(b)  It is unlawful to use a “muffler cutout” on any motor vehicle upon any road, street or highway.

(c)  A violation of this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

[Acts 1931, ch. 82, § 14; C. Supp. 1950, § 2700.15 (Williams, § 2694); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 59-902; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113.]  

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