2018 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 53 - Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices
§ 55-53-104. Construction -- Operation on highways.
(a) Nothing in this chapter or in any other law of this state shall be construed to limit the operation of an EPAMD on the public highways, sidewalks, bike trails and bicycle routes of this state except as otherwise set forth in this chapter.
(b) A person operating an EPAMD shall obey all speed limits for motor vehicles and shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and human powered devices at all times.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, the department of transportation shall have the authority to regulate or prohibit the operation of EPAMDs on any highway within its jurisdiction if it determines that the regulation or prohibition is necessary in the interest of public safety.