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TC 541.201 A fire department or police vehicle, public or private ambulance, municipal department or public service emergency vehicle, private vehicle of a volunteer firefighter, industrial emergency response vehicle, vehicle of a blood bank or tissue bank, federal law enforcement vehicle.

Authorized Emergency Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A device that a person may ride and that is propelled by human power and has two tandem wheels at least one of which is more than 14 inches in diameter.

Bicycle

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle used to transport persons and designed to accommodate more than 10 passengers, including the operator, or a motor vehicle, other than a taxicab, designed and used to transport persons for compensation.

Bus

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement to draw an implement of husbandry, including a plow or mowing machine.

Farm Tractor

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TC 541.201 A trailer or semi-trailer, other than a towable recreational vehicle, that is transportable on a highway in one or more sections; is less than 40 feet in length, excluding tow bar, while in the traveling mode; is built on a permanent chassis; is designed to be used as a dwelling or for commercial purposes if connected to required utilities; and includes plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems.

House Trailer

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TC 541.201 A vehicle, other than a passenger car or truck, that is designed and adapted for use as a farm implement, machinery, or tool for tilling the soil.

Implement of Husbandry

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TC 541.201 A truck, including a pickup truck, panel delivery truck, or carryall truck, that has a manufacturer's rated carrying capacity of 2,000 pounds or less.

Light Truck

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TC 541.201 A motor-driven cycle that cannot attain a speed in one mile of more than 30 mile per hour and an engine of which cannot produce more than two-brake horsepower; and if an internal combustion engine, has a piston displacement of 50 cubic centimeters or less and connects to a power drive system that does not require the operator to shift gear.

Moped

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle, other than a tractor, that is equipped with a rider's saddle and designed to have when propelled not more than three wheels on the ground.

Motorcycle

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TC 541.201 A motorcycle equipped with a motor that has an engine piston displacement of 250 cubic centimeters or less.

Motor-Driven Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A self-propelled vehicle or a vehicle that is propelled by electric power from overhead trolley wires.

Motor Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle that is used to transport pre-primary, primary, or secondary students on a school-related activity trip other than on routes to and from school.

Multifunction School Activity Bus

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, used to transport persons and designed to accommodate 10 or fewer passengers, including the operator.

Passenger Car

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TC 541.201 A vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by another vehicle and secured to the other vehicle by pole, reach, boom, or other security device; and ordinarily used to transport a long or irregularly shaped load, including poles, pipes, or structural members, generally capable of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting connections.

Pole Trailer

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TC 541.201 A vehicle used by peace officers for law enforcement purposes.

Police Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle designed and used to draw another vehicle but not constructed to carry a load independently or a part of the weight of the other vehicle or its load.

Road Tractor

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TC 541.201 A bus designed to accommodate more than 15 passengers, including the operator, that is used to transport public school students on a school-related activity trip, other than on routes to and from school.

School Activity Bus

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle that is used to transport pre-primary, primary, or secondary students on a route to or from school or on a school-related activity trip other than on routes to and from school.

School Bus

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TC 541.201 A vehicle with or without motive power, other than a pole trailer designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle and to transport persons or property; and constructed so that part of the vehicle's weight and load rests on or is carried by another vehicle.

Semitrailer

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TC 541.201 A vehicle that is not designed or used primarily to transport persons or property and that is only incidentally operated on a highway.

Special Mobile Equipment

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TC 541.201 A non-motorized vehicle designed to be towed by a motor vehicle and for temporary human habitation for uses including recreational camping or seasonal use; is permanently built on a single chassis, may contain one or more life-support systems.

Towable Recreational Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A vehicle, other than a pole trailer, with or without motive power designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle and to transport persons or property, and constructed so that no part of the vehicle's weight and load rests on the motor vehicle.

Trailer

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily to transport property.

Truck

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TC 541.201 A motor vehicle designed and used primarily to draw another vehicle but not constructed to carry a load other than part of the weight of the other vehicle and its load.

Truck Tractor

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TC 541.201 A device that can be use to transport or draw persons or property on a highway.

Vehicle

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TC 541.201 A bicycle that is designed to be propelled by an electric motor, exclusively or in combination with the application of human power; cannot attain a speed of more than 20 miles per hour without the application of human power; and does not exceed a weight of 100 pounds.

Electric Bicycle

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TC 541.001 (4) An individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation.

Person

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TC 643.001 (6) An individual, association, corporation, or other legal entity that controls, operates, or directs the operation of one or more vehicles that transport persons or cargo over a road or highway in this state.

Motor Carrier

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TC 541.001 (1) Used in reference to a vehicle, a person who drives or has physical control of a vehicle.

Operator

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TC 541.001 (2) Used in reference to a vehicle, a person who has a property interest in or title to a vehicle.

Owner

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TC 541.001 (3) A person on foot.

Pedestrian

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TC 541.001 (5) A responsible person who is at least 18 years of age and is designated by a local authority to direct traffic in a school crossing zone for protection of children going to or leaving a school.

School Crossing Guard

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TC 541.101 An area that contains at least one municipality with a population of at least 100,000; and includes the adjacent municipalities and unincorporated urban districts.

Metropolitan Areas

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TC 541.102 (2) The territory, other than a business district, adjacent to and including a highway, if at least 300 feet of the highway frontage is primarily improved with residences or buildings used for business purposes and residences.

Restricted Districts

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TC 541.401 (7) An injury to any part of the human body and that requires treatment.

Personal Injury

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TC 521.001 (7) A person who is not a resident of this state.

Nonresident

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TC 541.301 Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, and conveyances, including vehicles and streetcars, singly or together while using a highway for the purposes of travel.

Traffic

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TC 541.302 A street that is not primarily for through traffic, and provides access to rear entrances of buildings or lots along a street.

Alley

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TC 541.302 The portion of a roadway, including an intersection, designated as a pedestrian crossing by surface markings, including lines; or the portion of a roadway at an intersection that is within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite curbs, or in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway.

Crosswalk

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TC 541.302 A divided, controlled-access highway for through traffic.

Freeway

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TC 541.302 A freeway lane having an interrupted flow of traffic.

Freeway Main Lane

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TC 541.302 The width between the boundary lines of a publicly maintained way any part of which is open to the public for vehicular travel.

Highway or Street

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TC 541.302 A paved shoulder.

Improved Shoulder

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TC 541.302 A roadway that is divided into at least two clearly marked lanes for vehicular travel.

Laned Roadway

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TC 541.302 A highway or roadway to which a person has no right to accessor is restricted.

Limited-Access or Controlled-Access Highway

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TC 541.302 a privately owned way or place used for vehicular travel and used only by the owner or persons who have the owner's expressed or implied permission.

Private Road or Driveway

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TC 541.302 an interconnecting roadway of a traffic interchange, or a connecting roadway between highways at different levels or between parallel highways, that allows a vehicle to enter or exit a roadway.

Ramp

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TC 541.302 The portion of a highway, other than the berm or shoulder; that is improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.

Roadway

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TC 541.302 The area in a roadway officially designated for exclusive pedestrian use and that is protected or so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times while designated.

Safety Zone

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TC 541.302 A reduced-speed zone designated on a street by a local authority to facilitate safe crossing of the street by children going to or leaving a public or private elementary or secondary school during the time the reduced speed limit applies.

School Crossing Zone

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TC 541.302 A crosswalk designated on a street by a local authority to facilitate safe crossing of the street by children going to or leaving public or private elementary or secondary school.

School Crosswalk

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TC 541.302 The portion of a highway that is adjacent to the roadway, designated for ordinarily use for parking, distinguished from the roadway by different design, construction, or marking; and not intended for normal vehicular travel.

Shoulder

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TC 541.302 The portion of the street that is between a curb or lateral line of a roadway and the adjacent property line, and intended for pedestrian use.

Sidewalk

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TC 542.202 (b)(2) A highway or portion of the highway on which vehicular traffic is given preferential right-of-way, and vehicular traffic entering from an intersecting highway is required by law to yield right-of-way in compliance with an official traffic-control device.

Through Highway

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TC 541.303 The common area at the junction of two highways, other than the junction of an alley and a highway.

Intersection

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TC 541.304 A sign, signal, marking, or device that is placed or erected by a public body or officer having jurisdiction used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic.

Official Traffic-Control Device

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TC 541.304 A sign, signal, or device erected by a railroad, public body, or public officer to notify traffic of railroad tracks or an approaching railroad train.

Railroad Sign or Signal

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TC 541.304 A manual, electric, or mechanical device that alternately directs traffic stop and to proceed.

Traffic-Control Signal

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TC 541.401 The period beginning one-half hour before sunrise and ending one-half hour after sunset.

Daytime

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TC 541.401 A chemical compound or mechanical mixture that is commonly intended for use or used to produce and explosion.

Explosive

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TC 541.401 A liquid that has a flash point of not more than 70 degrees Fahrenheit as determined by a tagliabue or equivalent closed-cup test device.

Flammable Liquid

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TC 541.401 The weight of a vehicle and the weight of its load.

Gross Vehicle Weight

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TC 541.401 The period beginning one-half hour after sunset and ending one-half hour before sunrise.

Nighttime

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TC 541.401 To stand an occupied or unoccupied vehicle, other than temporarily while loading and unloading merchandise or passenger.

Park or Parking

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TC 541.401 The right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian that is approaching from a direction, at a speed, and within a proximity that could cause a collision unless one grants precedence to the other,

Right-of-Way

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TC 541.401 To halt an occupied or unoccupied vehicle, other than temporarily while receiving or discharging passenger.

Stand or Standing

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TC 541.401 To completely halt movement.

Stop or Stopping

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HSC 365.11 (5) To discharge, deposit, inject, spill, leak, or place litter on or into land or water.

Dispose or Dump

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TC 541.102 "Business district" means the territory adjacent to and including a highway if buildings used for business or industrial purposes, including a building used as a hotel, bank, office building, public building, or railroad station are located within a ___-foot segment along the highway; and within that segment the buildings occupy at least ___ feet of frontage.

600; 300

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TC 542.001 A provision of this subtitle relating to the operation of a vehicle applies only to the operation of a vehicle on a highway.

Vehicles on Highways

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TC 542.002 A provision of this subtitle applicable to an operator of a vehicle applies to the operator of a vehicle owned or operated by the United States, this state, or a political subdivision of this state.

Government Vehicles

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TC 542.003 A person riding an animal on a roadway or operating a vehicle drawn by an animal on a roadway has the rights and duties applicable to the operator of a vehicle under this subtitle.

Animals and Animal-Drawn Vehicles

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TC 542.004 This subtitle does not apply to a person, team, motor vehicle, or other equipment engaged in work on a highway.

Persons and Equipment Engaged in Work on Highway Surface

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TC 542.201 This subtitle applies uniformly throughout this state. A local authority may not enact or enforce an ordinance or rule that conflicts with this subtitle unless expressly authorized by this subtitle. However, a local authority may regulate traffic in a manner that does not conflict with this subtitle.

General Rule of Uniformity

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TC 542.005 This subtitle does not prevent an owner of private property from regulating or prohibiting use of the property by the public or vehicular travel; or requiring conditions different from or in addition to those specified by this subtitle.

Rules on Private Property

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TC 542.009 A person operating a non-motorized wheelchair or motorized mobility device is considered to be a _________.

Pedestrian

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TC 542.009 A device designed for transportation of persons with physical disabilities that has three or more wheels; is propelled by a battery-powered motor; has not more than one forward gear; and is not capable of speeds exceeding eight miles per hour.

Motorized Mobility Device

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TC 542.302 A person who owns a vehicle or employs or otherwise directs the operator of a vehicle commits an offense if the person requires or knowingly permits the operator of the vehicle to operate the vehicle in a manner that violates law.

Offense by Person Owning or Controlling Vehicle

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TC 542.401 General Penalty: A person convicted of an offense that is a misdemeanor under this subtitle for which another penalty is not provided shall be punished by a fine of not less than __ or more than ____.

$1; $200

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TC 542.405 Amount of Civil Penalty; Late Payment Penalty: If a local authority enacts an ordinance to enforce compliance with the instructions of a traffic-control signal by the imposition of a civil or administrative penalty, the amount of the civil or administrative penalty may not exceed ___; and a late payment penalty may not exceed ___.

$75; $25

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TC 542.501 A person may not willfully fail to or refuse to comply with a lawful order or direction of a ______ _______; or a ______ ________ _____.

police officer; school crossing guard

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TC 521.001 An authorization issued by the department for the operation of a motor vehicle.

Driver's License

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TC 521.029 A person who enters this state as a new resident may operate a motor vehicle in this state for no more than __ days after the date on which the person enters this state if the person is __ years of age or older; and has in the person's possession a driver's license.

90; 16

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TC 521.054 A person who changes his address or name shall notify the department of the change no later than the ____ day after the date on which the change takes effect.

30th

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TC 521.201 The department may not issue any license to a person who is under __ years of age; is under __ years of age unless the person complies with the requirements.

15; 18

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TC 521.203 The department may not issue a Class A or Class B driver's license to a person who is under __ years of age; is under __ years of age unless the person has completed a driver training course.

17; 18

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TC 521.204 The department ma issue a Class C driver's license to an applicant under 18 years of age only if the applicant is __ years of age or older; has submitted a driver education certificate; has a diploma or GED, submitted written parental permission, has passed exam.

16

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TC 545.424 A person under __ years of age may not operate a motor vehicle while using a ________ ______________ ______, except in emergency; after ________ and before _ a.m. unless necessary for school or work; with more than ___ passenger under __ years of age who is not related.

19; wireless communications device; midnight; 5; 21

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TC 521.081 Vehicle gross weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more; vehicle combo of gross weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, if vehicle in tow is more than 10,000 pounds.

Class A License

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TC 521.082 Vehicle gross weight rating of 26,000 pounds or more; vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds or more towing, 10,000 pound vehicle; 20,000 pound farm trailer; or a bus with a seating capacity of 24 passengers or more.

Class B License

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TC 521.083 A vehicle this is not Class A or Class B with gross vehicle weight rating of less than 26,001 pounds towing a farm trailer with gross vehicle weight rating that is not more than 20,000 pounds.

Class C License

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TC 522.003 A license issued to an individual that authorizes the individual to drive a class of commercial vehicle.

Commercial Driver's License

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TC 522.003 A commercial driver's license that restricts the holders driving.

Commercial Driver Learner's Permit

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TC 522.003 A motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used to transport passengers or property.

Commercial Motor Vehicle

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TC 522.003 Value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination or articulated vehicle.

Gross Combination Weight Rating

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TC 522.003 Value specifiedValue specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single vehicle.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating