Texas Transportation Code Sec. § 545.401 Reckless Driving; Offense (a) A person commits an offense if the person drives a vehicle in wilful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property. (b) An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by: (1) a fine not to exceed $200; (2) confinement in county jail for not more than 30 days; or (3) both the fine and the confinement. (c) Notwithstanding Section 542.001 (Vehicles on Highways), this section applies to: (1) a private access way or parking area provided for a client or patron by a business, other than a private residential property or the property of a garage or parking lot for which a charge is made for the storing or parking of motor vehicles; and (2) a highway or other public place. (d) Notwithstanding Section 542.004 (Persons and Equipment Engaged in Work on Highway Surface), this section applies to a person, a team, or motor vehicles and other equipment engaged in work on a highway surface. Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.