Texas Transportation Code

Sec. § 601.007
Applicability of Chapter to Government Vehicles


(a)

This chapter does not apply to a government vehicle.

(b)

The provisions of this chapter do not apply to an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, this state, or a political subdivision of this state while operating a government vehicle in the course of that person’s employment.

(c)

The provisions of this chapter, other than Section 601.054 (Owner May Provide Evidence of Financial Responsibility for Others), do not apply to a motor vehicle that is subject to Chapter 643 (Motor Carrier Registration).

(d)

In this section, “government vehicle” means a motor vehicle owned by the United States, this state, or a political subdivision of this state.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 30.126(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 533 (S.B. 312), Sec. 51, eff. September 1, 2017.
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