Todd Renshaw, Chief of Police
Post Number: 355
|Posted on Monday, September 24, 2007 - 02:29 pm: |
From the Texas Transportation Code:
§ 551.104. SAFETY EQUIPMENT. (a) A person may not
operate a bicycle unless the bicycle is equipped with a brake
capable of making a braked wheel skid on dry, level, clean pavement.
(b) A person may not operate a bicycle at nighttime unless
the bicycle is equipped with:
(1) a lamp on the front of the bicycle that emits a
white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet in front of
the bicycle; and
(2) on the rear of the bicycle 0]:
(A) a red reflector that is:
(i) of a type approved by the department;
(ii) visible when directly in front of
lawful upper beams of motor vehicle headlamps from all distances
from 50 to 300 feet to the rear of the bicycle; or
(B) a lamp that emits a red light visible from a
distance of 500 feet to the rear of the bicycle.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended
by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1085, § 11, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.