Notice to Hammond: Reform required even though Haslam, judges, legislators opposed - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print The following is a letter sent to Jim Hammond, sheriff of Hamilton County, Tenn., regarding an interview about the laws he is charged with enforcing — among them, the transportation statutes in the Tennessee Code Ann. that regulate transportation. Mr. Hammond is reluctant to say much about either the law, nor his practice as sheriff. In the law, transportation is a regulable activity, a lucrative use of the public right of way for private or corporate profit, subject to licensure, taxation and other controls because trucking and hauling people or goods for hire affect the health, safety and welfare