Skip to main content

Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 542.501. Obedience Required to Police Officers, School Crossing Guards, and Escort Flaggers

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

A person may not wilfully fail or refuse to comply with a lawful order or direction of:

(1) a police officer;  

(2) a school crossing guard who:

(A) is performing crossing guard duties in a school crosswalk to stop and yield to a pedestrian;  or

(B) has been trained under Section 600.004 and is directing traffic in a school crossing zone;  or

(3) an escort flagger who is directing or controlling the flow of traffic in accordance with a permit issued by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles under Subtitle E for the movement of an oversize or overweight vehicle.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 542.501. Obedience Required to Police Officers, School Crossing Guards, and Escort Flaggers - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/transportation-code/transp-sect-542-501.html


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard