Sec. 521.241. DEFINITIONS. (29925)

In this subchapter: (29926)

(1) "Essential need" means a need of a person for the operation of a motor vehicle: (29927)

(A) in the performance of an occupation or trade or for transportation to and from the place at which the person practices the person's occupation or trade; (29928)

(B) for transportation to and from an educational facility in which the person is enrolled; or (29929)

(C) in the performance of essential household duties. (29930)

(2) "Ignition interlock device" means a device that uses a deep-lung breath analysis mechanism to make impractical the operation of a motor vehicle if ethyl alcohol is detected in the breath of the operator of the vehicle. (29931)

Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (29932)