The reporting system is not an enforcement program. But drivers are informed by mail that they can be ticketed and fined for operating a smoking vehicle. Violators can be fined up to $350 for the first offense, according to state law. Fines increase up to $1,000 for each additional offense.
Observers can file reports by calling 800-453-7664 or by visiting www.tceq.texas.gov.
North Texas residents can also file reports with the North Central Texas Council of Governments by calling 817-704-2522 or by visiting www.nctcog.org.