Tex. Transp. Code Section 522.004
Applicability


(a)

This chapter does not apply to:

(1)

a vehicle that is controlled and operated by a farmer and:

(A)

used to transport agricultural products, farm machinery, or farm supplies to or from a farm;

(B)

used within 150 miles of the person’s farm; and

(C)

not used in the operations of a common or contract motor carrier;

(2)

a fire-fighting or emergency vehicle necessary to the preservation of life or property or the execution of emergency governmental functions, whether operated by an employee of a political subdivision or by a volunteer fire fighter;

(3)

a military vehicle or a commercial motor vehicle, when operated for military purposes by military personnel, including:

(A)

active duty military personnel, including personnel serving in the United States Coast Guard; and

(B)

members of the reserves and national guard on active duty, including personnel on full-time national guard duty, personnel engaged in part-time training, and national guard military technicians;

(4)

a recreational vehicle that is driven for personal use;

(5)

a vehicle that is owned, leased, or controlled by an air carrier, as defined by Section 21.155 (Injunctive Relief), and that is driven or operated exclusively by an employee of the air carrier only on the premises of an airport, as defined by Section 22.001 (Definitions), on service roads to which the public does not have access;

(6)

a vehicle used exclusively to transport seed cotton modules or cotton burrs;

(7)

a vehicle, including a vehicle described by Section 504.502 (Certain Exhibition Vehicles)(i), that is:

(A)

operated intrastate; and

(B)

driven by an individual not for compensation and not in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise; or

(8)

a covered farm vehicle as defined by 49 C.F.R. Section 390.5.

(b)

In this section, “recreational vehicle” means a motor vehicle primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational camping or travel use. The term includes a travel trailer, camping trailer, truck camper, and motor home.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1061, Sec. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 357 (S.B. 1257), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 424 (S.B. 1372), Sec. 4, eff. January 1, 2008.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 860 (H.B. 2837), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 522.004 — Applicability, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.­522.­htm#522.­004 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

522.001
Short Title
522.002
Construction
522.003
Definitions
522.004
Applicability
522.005
Rulemaking Authority
522.006
Contracting Authority
522.007
Exemption for Neighboring States
522.011
License or Permit Required
522.012
Restricted License
522.013
Non-domiciled License or Permit
522.014
Permit
522.015
License or Permit Issued by Other Jurisdiction
522.021
Application
522.022
License Requirements
522.023
Tests
522.024
Additional Testing
522.025
Limitations on Issuance of License or Permit
522.026
Limitation on Number of Driver’s Licenses
522.027
Minimum Age
522.028
Check of Driving Record
522.029
Fees
522.030
Content of License
522.031
Notification of License Issuance
522.032
Change of Name or Address of License or Permit Holder
522.033
Commercial Driver’s License Issued to Certain Sex Offenders
522.034
Application for Authorization to Operate Motorcycle
522.035
Recognition and Prevention of Human Trafficking
522.041
Classifications
522.042
Endorsements
522.043
Restrictions
522.051
Expiration of License or Permit
522.052
Renewal of License
522.053
License Renewal Procedures
522.055
Clearance Notice to Department
522.061
Notification of Conviction to Department or Employer
522.062
Notification of Conviction to Licensing Authority in Other State
522.063
Notification of Disqualification
522.064
Notification of Previous Employment and Offenses
522.071
Driving While Disqualified Prohibited
522.072
Employer Responsibilities
522.081
Disqualification
522.082
Reinstatement Following Disqualification for Life
522.083
Update of Records
522.084
Notification to Other Jurisdiction
522.085
Probation of Disqualification Prohibited
522.086
Issuance of Essential Need or Occupational Driver’s License Prohibited
522.087
Procedures Applicable to Disqualification
522.088
Applicability of Other Law
522.089
Effect of Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Denial of License or Permit Under Other Law
522.090
Additional Penalty
522.091
Recognition of Action Taken by Other State
522.092
Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Denial of Driver’s License Under Other Laws
522.093
Self-certification of Medical Status
522.101
Driving While Having Alcohol in System Prohibited
522.102
Implied Consent to Taking of Specimen
522.103
Warning by Peace Officer
522.104
Submission of Report to Department
522.105
Disqualification of Driver
522.106
Affidavit by Certified Breath Test Technical Supervisor
522.151
Definition
522.153
Statement of Gift
522.154
Revocation of Statement of Gift
522.0225
Verification of Domicile
522.0226
Post Office Box Not Valid as Address
522.0235
Alternative Visual Standards for Intrastate Driver
522.0295
Voluntary Contributions
522.0296
Voluntary Contribution for Trafficked Persons Program Account
522.0425
Hazardous Materials Endorsement
522.0541
Denial of Renewal of Commercial Driver License or Learner Permit

Accessed:
Nov. 25, 2023

§ 522.004’s source at texas​.gov