TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jan 2, 2014

During the New Year’s Eve holiday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol stepped up enforcement of the state's “No Refusal" law, which allows law enforcement to seek search warrants for blood samples when drivers suspected of being impaired refuse a breath test. Some arugue that the law violates the Fourth Amendment, but the government says drivers agree to implied consent for a breath or blood test whenever they get behind the wheel, WMCTV reports.