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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?

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:

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