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55-10-503  -  Drag Racing - Additional penalties — Restricted licenses — Revocation of license

(a) (1) In addition to the punishment prescribed in § 55-10-502, the department shall revoke, for a period of one (1) year, the driver license of any person or persons convicted of drag racing.

(2) Notwithstanding subdivision (a)(1), the trial judge has the discretion to allow the continued use of a restricted motor vehicle operator's license or order the issuance of a restricted motor vehicle operator's license to a person convicted of drag racing for the first time to the same extent, for the same purposes, under the same conditions and in the same manner as is authorized in § 55-10-409 for persons convicted for the first time of driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

(b) In addition to the punishment prescribed in subdivision (a)(1), the department shall permanently revoke the driver license of any person or persons convicted of drag racing for the second time within a ten-year period, and the person or persons shall not thereafter be entitled to drive or operate a motor vehicle upon any public highway of this state.

Range of Punishment for Felonies & Misdemeanors, T.C.A. § 40-35-111


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