Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 547.302
Duty to Display Lights


A vehicle shall display each lighted lamp and illuminating device required by this chapter to be on the vehicle:


at nighttime; and


when light is insufficient or atmospheric conditions are unfavorable so that a person or vehicle on the highway is not clearly discernible at a distance of 1,000 feet ahead.


A signaling device, including a stoplamp or a turn signal lamp, shall be lighted as prescribed by this chapter.


At least one lighted lamp shall be displayed on each side of the front of a motor vehicle.


Not more than four of the following may be lighted at one time on the front of a motor vehicle:


a headlamp required by this chapter; or


a lamp, including an auxiliary lamp or spotlamp, that projects a beam with an intensity brighter than 300 candlepower.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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