Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 548.201
Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Program


(a)

The commission shall establish an inspection program for commercial motor vehicles that:

(1)

meets the requirements of federal motor carrier safety regulations; and

(2)

requires a commercial motor vehicle registered in this state to pass an annual inspection of all safety equipment required by the federal motor carrier safety regulations.

(b)

A program under this section also applies to any:

(1)

vehicle or combination of vehicles with a gross weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds that is operated in interstate commerce and registered in this state;

(2)

school activity bus, as defined in Section 541.201, that has a gross weight, registered weight, or gross weight rating of more than 26,000 pounds, or is designed to transport more than 15 passengers, including the driver; and

(3)

school bus that will operate at a speed authorized by Section 545.352(b)(5)(A).
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1061, Sec. 18, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 663, Sec. 5, eff. June 18, 1999.
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