Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 545.426
Operation of School Bus


A person may not operate a school bus if:


the door of the school bus is open; or


the number of passengers on the bus is greater than the manufacturers design capacity for the bus.


An operator of a school bus, while operating the bus, shall prohibit a passenger from:


standing in the bus; or




on the floor of the bus; or


in any location on the bus that is not designed as a seat.


The department may adopt rules necessary to administer and enforce this section.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 923 (H.B. 3190), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2007.
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