Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 544.003
Authority to Designate Through Highway and Stop and Yield Intersections


(a)

The Texas Transportation Commission may:

(1)

designate a state or county highway as a through highway and place a stop or yield sign at a specified entrance; or

(2)

designate an intersection on a state or county highway as a stop intersection or a yield intersection and place a sign at one or more entrances to the intersection.

(b)

A local authority may:

(1)

designate a highway under its jurisdiction as a through highway and place a stop or yield sign at a specified entrance; or

(2)

designate an intersection on a highway under its jurisdiction as a stop intersection or a yield intersection and place a sign at one or more entrances to the intersection.

(c)

The stop or yield sign indicating the preferential right-of-way must:

(1)

conform to the manual and specifications adopted under Section 544.001 (Adoption of Sign Manual for State Highways); and

(2)

be located:

(A)

as near as practicable to the nearest line of the crosswalk; or

(B)

in the absence of a crosswalk, at the nearest line of the roadway.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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