Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.7011
Additional Equipment Requirements for Other Buses


A bus, other than a school bus, that provides public transportation and that was acquired on or after September 1, 1997, shall be equipped with two or more hazard lamps that:


are mounted at the same level on the rear of the bus;


are visible at a distance of 500 feet in normal sunlight;


flash; and


emit amber light.


An operator of a bus to which this section applies shall activate the hazard lamps if the bus stops to load or unload a person under 18 years of age.


A bus to which this section applies must bear a sign on the rear of the bus stating: “Caution--children may be exiting”.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1131, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
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