Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 542.009
Operators of Certain Mobility Devices


In this section, "motorized mobility device" means a device designed for transportation of persons with physical disabilities that:


has three or more wheels;


is propelled by a battery-powered motor;


has not more than one forward gear; and


is not capable of speeds exceeding eight miles per hour.


For the purposes of this subtitle, a person operating a nonmotorized wheelchair or motorized mobility device is considered to be a pedestrian.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 497, Sec. 2, eff. June 11, 2001. Renumbered from Transportation Code Sec. 542.008 by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1275, Sec. 2(135), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
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