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Texas Traffic Laws

Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in Texas -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving ViolationsIntoxication and Alcoholic Beverage Offenses (TX Penal Code Ch. 49.04)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended LicenseDriver's Licenses and Certificates (TX Transp. Code Ch. 521)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act (TX. Transp. Code Ch. 601)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Registration of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 502)
Illegal U-TurnOperation and Movement of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 545)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & RunAccidents and Accident Reports (TX Transp. Code Ch. 550)
Mechanical ViolationsVehicle Equipment (TX Transp. Code Ch. 547)
Reckless DrivingOperation and Movement of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 545.401)
Running a Red Light / Stop SignTraffic Signs, Signals, and Markings (TX Transp. Code Ch. 544)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint ViolationsOperation and Movement of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 545.412 and 545.413)
SpeedingOperation and Movement of Vehicles (TX Transp. Code Ch. 545.351 and 545.352)
Unlawful Vehicle ModificationsVehicle Equipment (TX Transp. Code Ch. 547)
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