Nashville Defense Attorneys For Consent Law Violation
Denying the breathalyzer or blood test for alcohol check could lead to an implied consent violation. Call Lords And Cate on (615)418-9814 for Representation.
Implied Consent Law Violation
Refusing to take the breathalyzer or give blood is called an implied consent violation. This violation does not carry a criminal penalty. If, however, you are found to have violated the statute, you will lose your license for one year for the first violation.
Penalties for Implied Consent Law Violation
The following is a list of the penalties for violation of the implied consent law:
- Revocation of Drivers License for 1 year – 1st offense
- Revocation of Drivers License for 2 years – 2nd offense
- Revocation of Drivers License for 2 years if crash resulted in bodily injury (Most Aggravated Drunk Driving Law)
- Revocation of Drivers License for 5 years if crash resulted in a death (Most Aggravated Drunk Driving Law)
Information provided by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security