Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.352
Additional Lighting Equipment Requirements


In addition to other equipment required by this chapter:

(1)

a bus, truck, trailer, or semitrailer that is at least 80 inches wide shall be equipped with:

(A)

two clearance lamps on the front, one at each side;

(B)

two clearance lamps on the rear, one at each side;

(C)

four side marker lamps, one on each side at or near the front and one on each side at or near the rear;

(D)

four reflectors, one on each side at or near the front and one on each side at or near the rear; and

(E)

hazard lamps that meet the requirements of Section 547.331;

(2)

a bus or truck that is at least 30 feet long shall be equipped with hazard lamps that meet the requirements of Section 547.331;

(3)

a trailer or semitrailer that is at least 30 feet long shall be equipped with:

(A)

two side marker lamps, one centrally mounted on each side with respect to the length of the vehicle;

(B)

two reflectors, one centrally mounted on each side with respect to the length of the vehicle; and

(C)

hazard lamps that meet the requirements of Section 547.331;

(4)

a pole trailer shall be equipped with:

(A)

two side marker lamps, one at each side at or near the front of the load;

(B)

one reflector at or near the front of the load;

(C)

one combination marker lamp that:

(i)

emits an amber light to the front and a red light to the rear and side; and

(ii)

is mounted on the rearmost support for the load to indicate the maximum width of the trailer; and

(D)

hazard lamps that meet the requirements of Section 547.331, if the pole trailer is at least 30 feet long or at least 80 inches wide;

(5)

a truck-tractor shall be equipped with:

(A)

two clearance lamps, one at each side on the front of the cab; and

(B)

hazard lamps that meet the requirements of Section 547.331, if the truck-tractor is at least 30 feet long or at least 80 inches wide; and

(6)

a vehicle at least 80 inches wide may be equipped with:

(A)

not more than three front identification lamps without glare; and

(B)

not more than three rear identification lamps without glare.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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