Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 545.054
Passing to the Left: Safe Distance


(a)

An operator may not drive on the left side of the center of the roadway in passing another vehicle unless:

(1)

driving on the left side of the center of the roadway is authorized by this subtitle; and

(2)

the left side is clearly visible and free of approaching traffic for a distance sufficient to permit passing without interfering with the operation of the passed vehicle or a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction.

(b)

An operator passing another vehicle shall return to an authorized lane of travel:

(1)

before coming within 200 feet of an approaching vehicle, if a lane authorized for vehicles approaching from the opposite direction is used in passing; or otherwise

(2)

as soon as practicable.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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