Texas Transportation Code - Section 545.303. Additional Parking Regulations
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Section: 545.2535 545.254 545.255 545.2555 545.256 545.301 545.302 545.303 545.304 545.305 545.3051 545.306 545.307 545.308 545.351
§ 545.303. ADDITIONAL PARKING REGULATIONS. (a) An
operator who stops or parks on a two-way roadway shall do so with
the right-hand wheels of the vehicle parallel to and within 18
inches of the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway.
(b) An operator who stops or parks on a one-way roadway
shall stop or park the vehicle parallel to the curb or edge of the
roadway in the direction of authorized traffic movement with the
right-hand wheels within 18 inches of the right-hand curb or edge of
the roadway or the left-hand wheels within 18 inches of the
left-hand curb or edge of the roadway. This subsection does not
apply where a local ordinance otherwise regulates stopping or
parking on the one-way roadway.
(c) A local authority by ordinance may permit angle parking
on a roadway. This subsection does not apply to a federal-aid or
state highway unless the director of the Texas Department of
Transportation determines that the roadway is wide enough to permit
angle parking without interfering with the free movement of
(d) The Texas Department of Transportation, on a highway
under the jurisdiction of that department, may place signs
prohibiting or restricting the stopping, standing, or parking of a
vehicle on the highway where the director of the Texas Department of
Transportation determines that stopping, standing, or parking is
dangerous to, or would unduly interfere with, the free movement of
traffic on the highway.
(e) To the extent of any conflict between Subsection (a) or
(b) and a municipal ordinance adopted under Section 545.302(g), the
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended
by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 814, § 2, eff. June 18, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007