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2021 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Crimes and Penalties
Part 1 - Accidents
§ 55-10-109. When Driver Unable to Report
Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-109 (2021)
- An accident report is not required under this part from any person who is physically incapable of making a report during the period of the incapacity.
- Whenever the driver of a vehicle is physically incapable of giving an immediate notice of an accident as required in § 55-10-106, and there was another occupant in the vehicle at the time of the accident capable of doing so, the occupant shall make or cause to be given the notice not given by the driver.
- Whenever the driver is physically incapable of making a written report of an accident as required in § 55-10-107, and the driver is not the owner of the vehicle, then the owner of the vehicle involved in the accident shall within twenty (20) days after learning of the accident make the report not made by the driver.
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