Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 24.021
Taking Off, Landing, or Maneuvering Aircraft on Highways, Roads, or Streets; Offense


A person commits an offense if the person takes off, lands, or maneuvers an aircraft, whether heavier or lighter than air, on a public highway, road, or street except:


when necessary to prevent serious injury to a person or property;


during or within a reasonable time after an emergency; or


as provided by Section 24.022 (Use of Aircraft on County Roads).


An offense under Subsection (a) is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $200.


The procedure prescribed by Section 543.003 (Notice to Appear Required: Person Not Taken Before Magistrate) applies to a violation of this section.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 30.04, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

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