Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 228.058
Automated Enforcement Technology


To aid in the collection of tolls and in the enforcement of toll violations, the department may use automated enforcement technology that it determines is necessary, including automatic vehicle license plate identification photography and video surveillance, by electronic imaging or photographic copying.


Automated enforcement technology approved by the department under Subsection (a) may be used only for the purpose of producing, depicting, photographing, or recording an image that depicts that portion of a vehicle necessary to establish the classification of vehicle and the proper toll to be charged, the license plate number, and the state of registration, including an image:


of a license plate attached to the front or rear of a vehicle; and


showing the vehicle dimensions, the presence of a trailer, and the number of axles.


This section does not authorize the use of automated enforcement technology for any other purpose.


Repealed by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 258, Sec. 4.07, eff. September 1, 2007.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1246, Sec. 10, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 312, Sec. 51, eff. June 18, 2003; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1325, Sec. 15.49, eff. June 21, 2003.
Transferred from Transportation Code, Section 361.256 and amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 281 (H.B. 2702), Sec. 2.41, eff. June 14, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 258 (S.B. 11), Sec. 4.07, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 641 (S.B. 959), Sec. 7, eff. June 17, 2011.

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