Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.019
Toll-free Number


The department shall provide a 24-hour toll-free telephone number for use by the public in reporting traffic offenses, including driving while intoxicated, suspected criminal activity, and traffic accidents and other emergencies.


On receiving a report of an offense, the department shall contact the law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction where the reported suspected driver or incident was observed or shall dispatch department officers.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1251, Sec. 1, eff. June 16, 1989.
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