Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 547.703
Additional Equipment Requirements for Slow-moving Vehicles


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), a slow-moving vehicle shall display a slow-moving-vehicle emblem that:

(1)

has a reflective surface designed to be clearly visible in daylight or at night from the light of standard automobile headlamps at a distance of at least 500 feet;

(2)

is mounted base down on the rear of the vehicle and at a height that does not impair the visibility of the emblem; and

(3)

is maintained in a clean, reflective condition.

(b)

Subsection (a) does not apply to a vehicle that is used in construction or maintenance work and is traveling in a construction area that is marked as required by the Texas Transportation Commission.

(c)

If a motor vehicle displaying a slow-moving-vehicle emblem tows machinery, including an implement of husbandry, and the visibility of the emblem is not obstructed, the towed unit is not required to display a slow-moving-vehicle emblem.

(d)

A golf cart, neighborhood electric vehicle, or off-highway vehicle that is operated at a speed of not more than 25 miles per hour is required to display a slow-moving-vehicle emblem when it is operated on a highway.

(e)

Repealed by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1136, Sec. 12(2), eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1136 (H.B. 2553), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1136 (H.B. 2553), Sec. 12(2), eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 809 (H.B. 2290), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 860 (H.B. 2837), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1233 (H.B. 1548), Sec. 13, eff. June 14, 2019.
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