Tennessee Code Title 55. Motor and Other Vehicles § 55-10-404

(a)(1) The court shall prohibit any person convicted of a violation of § 55-10-401 from driving a vehicle in this state for a period of:

(A) One (1) year, if the conviction is a first offense;

(B) Two (2) years for a second offense;

(C) Six (6) years for a third offense;  and,

(D) Eight (8) years for a fourth or subsequent offense.

(2) In the interest of public safety, a driver who has been prohibited from driving a vehicle in this state pursuant to this subsection (a) may apply for a restricted license subject to § 55-10-409 .

(b) Nothing in this part shall be construed so as to in any way limit, change, alter, repeal, or amend § 55-50-303 , § 55-50-501 , or § 55-50-502 , nor to limit the power or authority of the department of safety to revoke or suspend a driver license, permit, or privilege under chapter 50 of this title.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the issuance of a restricted license in accordance with § 55-10-409 .

(c) A person holding a commercial driver license or operating a commercial motor vehicle at the time of the violation of § 55-10-401 for which they are convicted will also be subject to § 55-50-405 .

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