2019 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 9 - Equipment — Lighting Regulations
Part 2 - Required Equipment on Vehicles
§ 55-9-202. Mufflers -- Muffler cutouts prohibited -- Penalty.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-9-202 (2019)
  • (a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any road, street or highway unless the motor vehicle is equipped with a muffler in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise and annoying smoke.

  • (b) It is unlawful to use a “muffler cutout” on any motor vehicle upon any road, street or highway.

  • (c) A violation of this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

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