2018 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 8 - Operation of Vehicles -- Rules of the Road
Part 2 - Operation of Vehicles -- Rules of the Road -- Continued
§ 55-8-206. Guidelines for best behavior during traffic stops.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-8-206 (2018)
  • (a) Within six (6) months from May 2, 2017, the department of safety, in consultation with state and local law enforcement agencies, shall develop advisory guidelines concerning best behaviors for drivers to exercise when stopped by law enforcement officers.

  • (b) After the advisory guidelines are completed and approved by the commissioner, the department of education shall make the advisory guidelines an integral part of driver education in this state.

  • (c) These advisory guidelines shall be promoted to the public, as the department deems fit, to increase awareness and public safety.

  • (d) Law enforcement officers shall be trained that citizens may, but are not required to, follow the advisory guidelines established pursuant to this section, and that citizens shall not be liable for any civil damages or subject to any other liability or action for any failure to comply with these guidelines.

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