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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Sep 12, 2012

Tennessee Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons says the state needs to look into streamlining the DUI laws, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. “Right now our DUI law is 58 pages long. That's compared to an 18-page first-degree murder death-penalty statute. So it's very complicated,” he says. Gibbons believes an updated, revamped DUI law will be easier for prosecutors, defense attorneys and citizens to understand. The department plans to submit a proposal to the state legislature in January 2013.