3D Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Traffic Safety Tips

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Legal Aspects
Riding in Pickup Beds and Trailers


While it is legal in Texas for passengers over the age of 18 to ride in the back of pickups, it is it is much more dangerous than being belted in a vehicle. There are exceptions to the law. These include:

  • operating or towing the vehicle in a parade.
  • an emergency.
  • transportation of farm workers.
  • driving on a beach.
  • a pickup is the only vehicle owned by the family.
  • it is being used in a hay ride.