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What Is an Implied Consent Charge?

What is an implied consent violation? Under Tennessee Code Annotated 55-10-406 any person who drives a motor vehicle is deemed to have given consent to a test or tests for the purpose of determining the alcoholic content of that person's blood. A law enforcement officer who requests that the driver of a motor vehicle to submit to either or both tests shall advise the driver that refusal to submit to the test will result in the suspension by the court of the driver's operator's license.
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