Three new DUI laws in Tennessee in 2016

Before you indulge in the bottle of wine you just bought at the grocery store, know that a series of new drunk driving laws just took effect. Those laws strengthen penalties for repeat offenders, require background checks to detect prior DUI arrests and mean more drunk drivers will have special ignition devices installed on their

TENNESSEE JULY 2016 DUI AND TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINTS

JULY 2016 DUI AND TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINTS The Tennessee Highway Patrol will implement several checkpoints in Middle Tennessee during July, 2016. These included not only sobriety checkpoints (DUI roadblocks) but also driver’s license and seat belt checkpoints. NASHVILLE DIST 3 TYPE 7/1/2016 Rutherford S. Rutherford West of 41 Sobriety 7/1/2016 Williamson 5159 US Hwy 31 Sobriety

Tennessee: Constitutional Carry Bills to Be Heard this Week

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1483, sponsored by state Senate Senator Mark Green (R-22). On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee is scheduled to hear SB 1483’s companion bill, House Bill 1748, sponsored by state Representative Judd Matheny (R-47). SB 1483 /HB

Highlights of New Laws Enacted on January 1, 2016 in Tennessee

  HIGHLIGHTS OF NEW TENNESSEE LAWS ENACTED ON JANUARY 1, 2016 Animal Abuser Registration Act – The Legislature voted to create an animal abuser register.  This law establishes a publicly accessible list on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation website of any person convicted of an animal abuse offense on or after January 1, 2016 and requires

SEPTEMBER 2015 DUI AND TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

SEPTEMBER 2015 DUI AND TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINTS The Tennessee Highway Patrol will implement several checkpoints in Middle Tennessee during September, 2015. These included not only sobriety checkpoints (DUI roadblocks) but also driver’s license and seat belt checkpoints. 9/4/2015 Davidson County:  Hobson Pike @ Berry Priest Lake Bridge. Sobriety. 9/4/2015 Robertson County: Hwy 25 @ I-65 N. Seat

New Laws Take Effect January 1, 2014 in Tennessee

New Laws Effective in Tennessee in 2014 January 1, 2014: Perhaps the most notable new law taking effect on Jan. 1, 2014, in Tennessee is one that requires Amazon.com to start collecting sales taxes from its Tennessee customers – passed by the Legislature in 2012 in accordance with a deal negotiated by Governor Bill Haslam’s