City enforces driver license law in defiance of Tennessee code

Chattanooga is unable to show how it has legal authority for its police department to enforce the driver license law. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 FM The department routinely files criminal charges against people for violations of the driver license law, but the activity violates provision Tenn. Code Ann. § Title 55-50-201 of the law and city attorney’s office is unable to produce documents showing a delegated authority. This reporter made a public records request May 11 for “a digital copy of any and all agreements, covenants, contracts, delegation orders or other documents” giving the city authority “to administer … Continue reading City enforces driver license law in defiance of Tennessee code