Is It Illegal To Hang Stuff From Your Rearview Mirror In Texas?
Ah yes, the DANGLE from the rearview mirror? Do you have something hanging from your rearview mirror? Have you ever? Remember when we hung our COVID MASK a year ago? And if you do hit the roads in Texas with something hanging from your rearview mirror, is it legal in Texas?
• THINGS THAT ARE POPULAR TO HANG FROM REARVIEW MIRRORS!
- Graduation tassel.
- Air fresheners.
- Rearview mirror charms.
- Dream catchers.
- Lanyard with keys.
- Parking Passes
• IT IS NOT ILLEGAL TO HANG STUFF FROM YOUR REARVIEW MIRROR
It is actually NOT illegal to hang stuff from your rearview mirror. Currently, there is no law that specifies whether hanging items such as air fresheners, graduation tassels and chains around your rearview mirror.
• IT IS NOT ILLEGAL BUT.....
Ok, it is not illegal to hang something from your rearview mirror in Texas but...according to clicktohouston...
However, according to Texas Transportation Code Sec. 547.613, local police can legally pull you over if the items on your windshield, including stickers, are obstructing your view of the road and pose a threat to other drivers.
Be sure any windshield stickers, such as registration stickers and toll tags are placed away from your view or behind the rearview mirror without obstructing your sight. Determine if any items you hang on your mirror does not pose a risk of an accident while driving.
So, yeah you can hang whatever you want from the rearview mirror here in Texas as long as a Police Officer doesn't think it obstructs your view or is not safe.