Texas law

Christmas and New Year’s drivers urged to move over or slow down for tow trucks and other emergency vehicles

As they travel Texas roadways during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, motorists are urged to slow down or move over for stopped emergency vehicles including tow trucks, police cars and fire trucks. Texas law requires drivers to slow down at least 20 miles per hour under the posted speed limit or, if able, to change lanes when they’re passing a first responder stopped on the road. Large numbers of travelers are expected on Texas roads, which […]