2017 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Arrests, Crimes and Penalties
Part 1 - Accidents
§ 55-10-119. Detaining drivers involved in accidents involving serious bodily injury or death if driver does not have valid driver license and evidence of financial responsibility.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-119 (2017)
  • An officer shall detain a driver without a warrant, as provided in § 40-7-103, and bring the driver before a committing magistrate if the driver:
    • (1) Is involved in an accident resulting in:
      • (A) Serious bodily injury, as defined in § 55-50-502; or
      • (B) Death; and
    • (2) Does not have a valid driver license; and
    • (3) Does not have evidence of financial responsibility as required by § 55-12-139.
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