All 'transpotainment' operations to be banned in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —Nashville is looking to ban all 'transpotainment' vehicles - regardless of if there is any alcohol on board..

Metro Health has amended Public Health Order No. 9, whichFOX 17 News highlighteda loophole involving alcohol.

Previously, as long as they don’t have alcohol on board, city leaders say they can operate, even though people on board are not socially distancing or wearing masks – a requirement when out and about. Videos surfacing over the weekends show a lack of social distancing.

Metro Health says none of the “transpotainment” operators were cited or shutdown.

Bar closures and transpotainment restrictions areextended through Aug. 16while the city continues to fight COVID-19.