Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.204
Vehicle Equipment Testing: Federal Standards


(a)

For a vehicle or item of vehicle equipment subject to a motor vehicle safety standard of the United States, the department may, on or after the first sale of the vehicle or item of vehicle equipment:

(1)

require the manufacturer to submit adequate test data to show that the vehicle or item of vehicle equipment complies with standards of the United States;

(2)

review the manufacturers laboratory test data and the qualifications of the laboratory; and

(3)

independently test the vehicle or item of vehicle equipment.

(b)

The department may not require certification or approval of an item of vehicle equipment subject to a motor vehicle safety standard of the United States.

(c)

The department may not require a manufacturer of a vehicle or of an item of vehicle equipment subject to a motor vehicle safety standard of the United States to use an outside laboratory or a specified laboratory.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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