Texas Laws - Transportation Code
TRANSPORTATION CODE
TITLE 7. VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

(1) shall stop, yield, and grant immediate use of the intersection to another vehicle that has entered the intersection from the other street or roadway or is approaching the intersection on the other street or roadway in a proximity that is a hazard; and (32937)

(2) after stopping, may proceed when the intersection can be safely entered without interference or collision with the traffic using the other street or roadway. (32938)

(f) An operator who is required by this section to stop and yield the right-of-way at an intersection to another vehicle and who is involved in a collision or interferes with other traffic at the intersection to whom right-of-way is to be given is presumed not to have yielded the right-of-way. (32939)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1325, Sec. 19.05, eff. Sept. 1, 2003. (32940)

Sec. 545.152. VEHICLE TURNING LEFT. (32941)(1-click HTML)

To turn left at an intersection or into an alley or private road or driveway, an operator shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle that is approaching from the opposite direction and that is in the intersection or in such proximity to the intersection as to be an immediate hazard. (32942)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (32943)

Sec. 545.153. VEHICLE ENTERING STOP OR YIELD INTERSECTION. (32944)(1-click HTML)

(a) Preferential right-of-way at an intersection may be indicated by a stop sign or yield sign as authorized in Section 544.003. (32945)

(b) Unless directed to proceed by a police officer or official traffic-control device, an operator approaching an intersection on a roadway controlled by a stop sign, after stopping as required by Section 544.010, shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle that has entered the intersection from another highway or that is approaching so closely as to be an immediate hazard to the operator's movement in or across the intersection. (32946)

(c) An operator approaching an intersection on a roadway controlled by a yield sign shall: (32947)

(1) slow to a speed that is reasonable under the existing conditions; and (32948)

(2) yield the right-of-way to a vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another highway so closely as to be an immediate hazard to the operator's movement in or across the intersection. (32949)

(d) If an operator is required by Subsection (c) to yield and is involved in a collision with a vehicle in an intersection after the operator drove past a yield sign without stopping, the collision is prima facie evidence that the operator failed to yield the right-of-way. (32950)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (32951)

Sec. 545.154. VEHICLE ENTERING OR LEAVING LIMITED-ACCESS OR CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY. (32952)(1-click HTML)

An operator on an access or feeder road of a limited-access or controlled-access highway shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle entering or about to enter the access or feeder road from the highway or leaving or about to leave the access or feeder road to enter the highway. (32953)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (32954)

Sec. 545.155. VEHICLE ENTERING HIGHWAY FROM PRIVATE ROAD OR DRIVEWAY. (32955)(1-click HTML)

An operator about to enter or cross a highway from an alley, building, or private road or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle approaching on the highway to be entered. (32956)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (32957)

Sec. 545.156. VEHICLE APPROACHED BY AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE. (32958)(1-click HTML)

(a) On the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle using audible and visual signals that meet the requirements of Sections 547.305 and 547.702, or of a police vehicle lawfully using only an audible signal, an operator, unless otherwise directed by a police officer, shall: (32959)

(1) yield the right-of-way; (32960)

(2) immediately drive to a position parallel to and as close as possible to the right-hand edge or curb of the roadway clear of any intersection; and (32961)

(3) stop and remain standing until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed. (32962)

(b) This section does not exempt the operator of an authorized emergency vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using the highway. (32963)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (32964)

Sec. 545.157. PASSING CERTAIN VEHICLES. (32965)(1-click HTML)
  

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