The gifts have all been opened, the sweets over-consumed and perhaps some eggnog enjoyed. The holiday season isn't over yet. And Tennessee law enforcement is all too aware of that.
Over the past months we have discussed Tennessee's new "No Refusal" policy throughout several posts. If police suspect a driver of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and the driver refuses to submit to a blood alcohol content (BAC) test, the law gives police the ability to request a search warrant to force the suspect to be tested.
Increased DUI enforcement efforts in Tennessee took place over this past Labor Day weekend. The Governor's Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol worked together to coordinate the campaign in conjunction with state and local law enforcement.