Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 542.4045
Penalties for Failure to Yield Right-of-way Offense Resulting in Accident


If it is shown on the trial of an offense under this subtitle in which an element is the failure by the operator of a vehicle to yield the right-of-way to another vehicle that an accident resulted from the operator’s failure to yield the right-of-way:

(1)

the offense is punishable by a fine of not less than $500 or more than $2,000, if a person other than the operator of the vehicle suffered bodily injury, as defined by Section 1.07, Penal Code, in the accident; and

(2)

the offense is punishable by a fine of not less than $1,000 or more than $4,000, if a person other than the operator of the vehicle suffered serious bodily injury, as defined by Section 1.07, Penal Code, in the accident.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1391 (S.B. 1967), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2009.
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