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2021 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Crimes and Penalties
Part 1 - Accidents
§ 55-10-115. Department to Tabulate and Analyze Accident Reports
Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-115 (2021)
- The department shall prepare and shall upon request supply to police, coroners, sheriffs and other suitable agencies or individuals, forms for accident reports calling for sufficiently detailed information to disclose with reference to a highway accident the cause, conditions then existing, and the persons and vehicle involved, as provided in § 55-10-111.
- The department shall receive accident reports required to be made by this part and may tabulate and analyze those reports and publish annually, or at more frequent intervals, statistical information based thereon as to the number, cause and location of highway accidents.
- Based upon its findings after this analysis, the department may conduct further necessary detailed research to more fully determine the cause and control of highway accidents. It may further conduct experimental field tests within areas of the state from time to time to prove the practicability of various ideas advanced in traffic control and accident prevention.
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