Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.608
Safety Glazing Material Required


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), a person who sells or registers a new passenger-type motor vehicle, including a passenger bus and school bus, shall equip the vehicle doors, windows, and windshield with safety glazing material of a type approved by the department.

(b)

The requirements of Subsection (a) do not apply to a glazing material in a compartment of a truck, including a truck-tractor, that is not designed and equipped for a person to ride in.

(c)

A person may not replace or require the replacement of glass in a door, window, or windshield of any motor vehicle if the replacement is not made with safety glazing material.

(d)

A person who sells or attaches to a motor vehicle a camper manufactured or assembled after January 1, 1972, shall equip the camper doors and windows with safety glazing material of a type approved by the department. In this subsection "camper" means a structure designed to:

(1)

be loaded on or attached to a motor vehicle; and

(2)

provide temporary living quarters for recreation, travel, or other use.

(e)

A person who sells imperfect safety glass for a door, window, or windshield of a motor vehicle shall:

(1)

label the glass "second," "imperfect," or by a similar term in red letters at least one inch in size to indicate to the consumer the quality of the glass;

(2)

orally notify the consumer of each imperfection and the possible result of using imperfect glass; and

(3)

deliver written notice at the time of purchase notifying the consumer of each imperfection and the possible result of using imperfect glass.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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