Below are Texas’ Top 10 fireworks laws (but remember, laws may vary county to county) reposted from our July 2008 blog.
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Happy Independence Day to America, this July 4, 2014!
THE TOP TEN TEXAS FIREWORKS LAWS, HOW TO AVOID GETTING POPPED
- Ever notice how we don’t shoot fireworks off for Easter? Fireworks can only be sold from June 24th through July 4th and December 20th through January 1st.
- It is illegal to sell or shoot fireworks within 100 feet of a place where flammable liquids, flammable compressed gasses or fireworks are sold or stored. Makes sense to me!
- Despite what you may have seen in the movies, it is illegal to shoot fireworks from or towards a motor vehicle, including boats.
- It is illegal to shoot fireworks from a public roadway, public property, park, lake or U.S. Corps of Engineer Property. Would hate to set a lake on fire.
- The minimum age to buy or sell fireworks was recently changed from 12 to 16. Should probably be 26.
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