Resources for people taking the Defensive Cycling ticket dismissal course:
From the Texas Transportation Code:
Sec. 551.101. RIGHTS AND DUTIES.
(a) A person operating a bicycle has the rights and duties applicable to a driver operating a vehicle under this subtitle, unless:
(1) a provision of this chapter alters a right or duty; or
(2) a right or duty applicable to a driver operating a vehicle cannot by its nature apply to a person operating a bicycle.
(b) A parent of a child or a guardian of a ward may not knowingly permit the child or ward to violate this subtitle.
Want to learn more about what laws apply to you as a cyclist?
- Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 551:
Operation of Bicycles, Mopeds and Play Vehicles
- Texas Transportation Code, All sections
(Look for Title 7 – Vehicles and Traffic, Subtitle C: Rules of the Road)
How to Handle a Traffic Ticket
For details on handling your case, and specific of the local bylaws where you received a ticket, visit the page for the relevant location: