(a) The owner or operator of a vehicle may not leave unattended on a parking facility
a vehicle that:
(1) is in or obstructs a vehicular traffic aisle, entry, or exit of the parking facility;
(2) prevents a vehicle from exiting a parking space in the facility;
(3) is in or obstructs a fire lane marked according to Subsection (c);
(4) does not display the special license plates issued under Section 504.201, Transportation Code, or the disabled parking placard issued under Chapter 681, Transportation Code, for
a vehicle transporting a disabled person and is in a parking space that is designated
for the exclusive use of a vehicle transporting a disabled person; or
(5) is leaking a fluid that presents a hazard or threat to persons or property.
(b) Subsection (a) does not apply to an emergency vehicle that is owned by, or the
operation of which is authorized by, a governmental entity.
(c) If a government regulation governing the marking of a fire lane applies to a parking
facility, a fire lane in the facility must be marked as provided by the regulation. If a government regulation on the marking of a fire lane does not apply to the parking
facility, all curbs of fire lanes must be painted red and be conspicuously and legibly
marked with the warning “FIRE LANE--TOW AWAY ZONE” in white letters at least three
inches tall, at intervals not exceeding 50 feet.
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