Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 541.001

In this subtitle:


“Escort flagger” has the meaning assigned by Section 623.008 (Authority to Require Escort Flag Vehicles and Escort Flaggers).


“Operator” means, as used in reference to a vehicle, a person who drives or has physical control of a vehicle.


“Owner” means, as used in reference to a vehicle, a person who has a property interest in or title to a vehicle. The term:


includes a person entitled to use and possess a vehicle subject to a security interest; and


excludes a lienholder and a lessee whose lease is not intended as security.


“Pedestrian” means a person on foot.


“Person” means an individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation.


“School crossing guard” means a responsible person who is at least 18 years of age and is designated by a local authority to direct traffic in a school crossing zone for the protection of children going to or leaving a school.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 30.103, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129 (H.B. 2620), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.

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