Tennessee Bills to Increase Antique Vehicle Use Introduced

DON’T DELAY!  Please contact the members of the Senate Transportation and Safety Committee to request support for H.B. 263/S.B. 283:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • H.B. 263/S.B. 283 change restrictions for antique vehicles to allow these vehicles to be driven up to 5,000 miles a year for general transportation. 
  • H.B. 263/S.B. 283 create a fairer and easier standard for antique collectors and expanded opportunities to enjoy these prized vehicles.
  • H.B. 263/S.B. 283 recognize that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.

Overview: Legislation (H.B. 263/S.B. 283) has been introduced in Tennessee to allow antique vehicles to be driven up to 5,000 miles per year for general transportation. Under current law, antique vehicles may be driven to and from club activities, exhibits, tours and parades; for the purpose of testing the operation of and obtaining repairs; and for general transportation only on Saturday and Sunday. The bills are currently awaiting consideration in the Senate Transportation and Safety Committee.