Sec. 521.248. ORDER REQUIREMENTS. (a) An order granting an occupational license must specify:
(1) the hours of the day and days of the week during which the person may operate a motor vehicle;
(2) the reasons for which the person may operate a motor vehicle;
(3) areas or routes of travel permitted;
(4) that the person is restricted to the operation of a motor vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device, if applicable; and
(5) that the person must submit to periodic testing for alcohol or controlled substances, if applicable.
(b) The person may not operate a motor vehicle for more than four hours in any 24-hour period, except that on a showing of necessity the court may allow the person to drive for any period determined by the court that does not exceed 12 hours in any 24-hour period.
(c) An order granting an occupational license remains valid until the end of the period of suspension of the person's regular driver's license.
(d) A person who is restricted to the operation of a motor vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device may not be subject to any time of travel, reason for travel, or location of travel restrictions described by Subsection (a)(1), (2), or (3) or (b).
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 426 (S.B. 953), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1067 (H.B. 2246), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2015.