Tex. Transp. Code § 551.106

Current through the 87th Legislature (2021) Third Special Session
Section 551.106 - Regulation Of Bicycles By Department Or Local Authority
(a) The department or a local authority may not prohibit the operation of an electric bicycle:
(1) on a highway that is used primarily by motor vehicles; or
(2) in an area in which the operation of a nonelectric bicycle is permitted, unless the area is a path that:
(A) is not open to motor vehicles; and
(B) has a natural surface tread made by clearing and grading the native soil without adding surfacing materials.
(b) The department or a local authority may:
(1) prohibit the operation of a bicycle on a sidewalk; and
(2) establish speed limits for bicycles on paths set aside for the exclusive operation of bicycles and other paths on which bicycles may be operated .
(c) The department may establish rules for the administration of this section if necessary.

Tex. Transp. Code § 551.106

Amended by Acts 2019, Texas Acts of the 86th Leg.- Regular Session, ch. 485,Sec. 5, eff. 9/1/2019.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1085, Sec. 12, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.