Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 545.365. Speed Limit Exception for Emergencies;  Municipal Regulation

(a) The regulation of the speed of a vehicle under this subchapter does not apply to:

(1) an authorized emergency vehicle responding to a call;

(2) a police patrol;  or

(3) a physician or ambulance responding to an emergency call.

(b) A municipality by ordinance may regulate the speed of:

(1) an ambulance;

(2) an emergency medical services vehicle;  or

(3) an authorized vehicle operated by a blood or tissue bank.


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