2018 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Arrests, Crimes and Penalties
Part 3 - Penalties and Procedure
§ 55-10-313. Employer's liability for violations by employee driving nonmotor vehicle -- Liability of driver.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-313 (2018)
  • (a) The employer of any driver of a nonmotor vehicle who violates § 55-8-178, intentionally or through carelessness, is liable to an action for damages at the suit of anyone who, in person or property, sustains an injury thereby.

  • (b) The person so offending, as well as that person's employer, shall be liable to a civil action for all damages consequent on the violation.

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