2019 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Arrests, Crimes and Penalties
Part 3 - Penalties and Procedure
§ 55-10-314. Liability for spill of hazardous waste from twin trailer truck.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-314 (2019)
  • If any person who is driving or in physical control of a twin trailer truck that contains hazardous waste, as defined in § 68-212-104, is adjudicated to have been at fault in a court of competent jurisdiction for an accident resulting in a spill of the hazardous waste, the employer of the person shall be jointly and severally responsible for:
    • (1) Damages incurred as a result of the spill; and

    • (2) Any clean-up cost that may result from the spill.

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