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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 16COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE
SUBCHAPTER BAPPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND EXAMINATIONS
RULE §16.49Safety Inspection

(a) Before the driver begins the skills test the examiner will conduct a safety inspection of the vehicle. This will include equipment and registration requirement. If the vehicle does not pass inspection, the skills test will be postponed.

(b) The vehicle will be inspected for the following:

  (1) current liability insurance;

  (2) headlamps (for bright and dim);

  (3) two tail lamps (one for 1959 models or earlier);

  (4) two stop lamps (one for 1959 models or earlier);

  (5) turn signals (1960 or later models);

  (6) horn;

  (7) inspection certificate(s);

  (8) exhaust system;

  (9) license plate (current) (one or two as required);

  (10) windshield wiper;

  (11) rearview mirror;

  (12) safety belts;

  (13) approved glass coating material (if applicable);

  (14) clearance lamps;

  (15) side marker lamps;

  (16) side reflectors;

  (17) mud flaps (if required);

  (18) hazard warning lamps;

  (19) fire extinguisher (if required);

  (20) flashing lights (school buses - two red alternately flashing lamps to the front and rear);

  (21) "School Bus" sign eight inches in height on front and rear of bus (when in use as school bus);

  (22) reflective triangles (if required);

  (23) full service brakes;

  (24) hydraulic brake; and

  (25) parking brake.


Source Note: The provisions of this §16.49 adopted to be effective October 30, 2000, 25 TexReg 10748

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