Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-12-01-.10 - AMBULANCE DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS

The following rules are promulgated to establish minimal qualifications for operators or drivers of ambulances operated by ambulance services licensed by the Tennessee Department of Health:

(1) The vehicle operator or driver shall possess such special class licenses and endorsements as are required for ambulance by the Tennessee Department of Safety or the individual's state of residence.
(2) No person who is under the age of nineteen (19) years shall drive any ambulance or invalid vehicle authorized for operation in Tennessee, and each ambulance driver shall have at least three years of licensed driver or operator experience.
(3) Reserved.
(4) This rule shall not prohibit the operation of an ambulance by an individual during extraordinary circumstances during which both ambulance personnel must be engaged in patient care or are otherwise incapacitated.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-12-01-.10
Original rule filed November 30, 1984; effective February 12, 1985. Amendment filed September 18, 1986; effective December 29, 1986. Amendment filed September 24, 1990; effective November 8, 1990.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 68-39-504, and 68-39-507.

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