2019 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Arrests, Crimes and Penalties
Part 2 - Crimes
§ 55-10-206. Off-road vehicles -- Prohibited acts -- Penalties.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-206 (2019)
  • (a) For the purposes of this section, “motor vehicle” means any motor vehicle as defined in § 55-1-103, which possesses a four-wheel drive capability and that is designed and suitable for operation off the highway on natural terrain.

  • (b) It is unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle on private property for the purposes of testing or demonstrating driving skills or ascertaining certain vehicle endurance factors, unless the consent of the owner or person in control of the property has been granted for the activities. The driving skills and vehicle endurance factors include, but are not limited to, cross-country driving, drag racing or testing the motor vehicle's capabilities over natural, rough or muddy terrain.

  • (c) Any person found guilty of a violation of this section shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) and, in the discretion of the court, the person's driver license shall be subject to suspension for six (6) months.

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