Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.503
Display of Hazard Lamps


The operator of a vehicle that is described by Subsection (b) and that is stopped on a roadway or shoulder shall immediately display vehicular hazard warning lamps that comply with Section 547.331 (Hazard Lamps Permitted), unless the vehicle:


is parked lawfully in an urban district;


is stopped lawfully to receive or discharge a passenger;


is stopped to avoid conflict with other traffic;


is stopped to comply with a direction of a police officer or an official traffic-control device; or


displays other warning devices as required by Sections 547.504-547.507.


This section applies to a truck, bus, truck-tractor, trailer, semitrailer, or pole trailer at least 80 inches wide or at least 30 feet long.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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