A new drunk driving law that went into effect in January puts Tennessee on the map as one of the only states with a blanket “shaming law” on the books. Part of the new punishment for D-U-I includes three litter pick-up sessions while wearing a vest that says in bold letters, “I AM A DRUNK DRIVER.” Opponents say the penalty doesn’t work and they want the law repealed. WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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