Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 522.102
Implied Consent to Taking of Specimen


A person who drives a commercial motor vehicle in this state is considered to have consented, subject to Chapter 724 (Implied Consent), to the taking of one or more specimens of the persons breath, blood, or urine for the purpose of analysis to determine the persons alcohol concentration or the presence in the persons body of a controlled substance or drug.


Notwithstanding Chapter 724 (Implied Consent), one or more specimens may be taken at the request of a peace officer who, after stopping or detaining a person driving a commercial motor vehicle, has probable cause to believe that the person was driving the vehicle while having alcohol, a controlled substance, or a drug in the persons system.


This section and Section 522.103 (Warning by Peace Officer) apply only to a person who is stopped or detained while driving a commercial motor vehicle.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 941, Sec. 12, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
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