81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1967, Chapter 1391 Page: 1 of 8
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S.B. No. 1967
1 AN ACT
2 relating to the safe operation of motorcycles and other vehicles in
3 this state; providing penalties.
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subchapter H, Chapter 201, Transportation Code,
6 is amended by adding Section 201.621 to read as follows:
7 Sec. 201.621. MOTORCYCLIST SAFETY AND SHARE THE ROAD
8 CAMPAIGN. From funds appropriated for that purpose, the department
9 shall conduct a continuing public awareness campaign to promote
10 motorcyclist safety and the concept of sharing the road with
12 SECTION 2. Subsection (a), Section 521.001, Transportation
13 Code, is amended by adding Subdivision (6-a) to read as follows:
14 (6-a) "Motorcycle" includes an enclosed three-wheeled
15 passenger vehicle that:
16 (A) is designed to operate with three wheels in
17 contact with the ground;
18 (B) has a minimum unladen weight of 900 pounds;
19 (C) has a single, completely enclosed, occupant
21 (D) at a minimum, is equipped with:
22 (i) seats that are certified by the vehicle
23 manufacturer to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle
24 Safety Standard No. 207, 49 C.F.R. Section 571.207;
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