Monthly Archives: August 2017

Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane Harvey

Good morning, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) encourages all county staff to prioritize personal safety in advance of Hurricane Harvey. Counties concerned about flooding or rain damage may weatherize and treat RTS equipment in the same fashion as county … Continue reading

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Oversize/Overweight Permit Requirements Suspended for Hurricane Response

Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a disaster for 30 Texas counties in advance of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall expected early Saturday morning. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has responded by temporarily suspending size and weight restrictions and oversize/overweight permitting requirements … Continue reading

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TxDMV Office Closures – Hurricane Harvey

The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) regional service centers will be closed due to Hurricane Harvey: Corpus Christi – Closed Friday, August 25 San Antonio – Closing at 1 p.m. Friday, August 25 Most vehicle title and registration services … Continue reading

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Motor Carrier Permitted Loads Advisory for Texas Coastal Areas

Motor Carriers should be aware that travel in counties adjacent to the Texas Gulf Coast is not advised. Travel may be shut down for permitted oversize/overweight loads. Please make contingency plans accordingly. Evacuations have begun in some areas due to … Continue reading

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RTB #013-17 Seizure of Disabled Person Parking Placards

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: RTS Release 8.10 (08/18/2017)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of August 26, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) and Internet Vehicle Title and Registration Service (IVTRS) with Release 8.10 that contains the content summarized … Continue reading

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Reassigned Vehicle Identification Numbers

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Currently, law enforcement or a court must determine ownership of a vehicle in order for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) to reassign the manufacturer’s vehicle identification number (VIN).  This requires an applicant … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TxDMV San Antonio Office Relocation RESCHEDULED

     Media Advisory: TxDMV San Antonio Regional Service Center Relocation   UPDATE: New location will open on Monday, August 28 The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is pleased to announce the opening of its San Antonio Regional Service Center … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 12:15 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, All COGNOS reports were available for viewing as of 11:40 PM CDT this afternoon (08/18/2017).  If you experience new issues with COGNOS, please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is 140650 If you would … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 10:15 AM CDT)

Good morning,   Due to an unexpected error the report process had to be restarted. The expected availability of the Week/Month to Date, NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance reports is 2:00 PM today (08/18/2017).  All other Cognos reports are available … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 8:55 AM CDT)

Good morning,   A delay in the overnight batch processing, due to a network connectivity issue in the State Data Center, has delayed the Week/Month to Date, NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance Reports. The expected availability of these three Cognos … Continue reading

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RTB #012-17 Change to Inspection Requirements and a New Fee for Certain Trailers, Semitrailers, and Pole Trailers

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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RTB #011-17 Elimination of Registration Period Designation by the Vehicle Owner

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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RTB #010-17 Required Law Enforcement Inspection for Certain Bonded Title Applications

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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Sale of the Century: Texas Introduces 100th Anniversary License Plate

Sale of the Century: Texas Introduces 100th Anniversary License Plate   AUSTIN – It’s a celebration one century in the making as the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles introduces a specialty license plate commemorating the 100th anniversary of license plates … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: COGNOS reports available (08/15/2017 @ 1:23 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, The Inventory Transaction report was available for viewing as of 8:37 AM CDT this morning (08/15/2017).  The only remaining issue is with the Funds Remittance report.  Some counties received a double entry for IVTRS transactions on 8/4/2017.  A … Continue reading

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CORRECTION: TxPROS Scheduled Maintenance

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will undergo scheduled maintenance tomorrow evening, Wednesday, Aug. 16, not tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 15, as previously stated. The system is scheduled to be down starting at 7 p.m. CST for approximately 2 … Continue reading

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TxPROS Scheduled Maintenance

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will undergo scheduled maintenance this evening, Tuesday, Aug. 15. The system is scheduled to be down starting at 7 p.m. CST for approximately 2 hours. We apologize for any inconvenience. Source: Motor … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cognos Issues (08/14/2017 @ 2:50 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   Issues with the Funds Remittance and Inventory Transaction reports are not resolved. Support staff are continuing to work towards identifying and resolving the issues. All other Cognos reports are available at this time. An update will be sent by tomorrow (08/15/2017) by 1:00 PM CDT … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS issue (8/14/2017 @ 10:30 AM CDT)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified when printing multiple transactions in RTS.  The workaround is to print single transactions.  This issue will be resolved after hours this evening (8/14/2017) when TxDMV will conduct a restart of RTS Point … Continue reading

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2017 Motor Carrier Division Customer Satisfaction Survey

Help MCD improve performance by taking this brief Customer Satisfaction Survey to let us know how we’re doing and what areas we need to focus on in the future. Take it anytime between Monday, August 14, and Monday, September 4. … Continue reading

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Webinars for Counties on RTB #007-17 and #008-17

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss RTB #007-17 Changes to Travel Trailer Dimensions and RTB #008-17 Trailer and Semitrailer Title Policy. The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is … Continue reading

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Webinar for Vehicle Storage Facilities on RTB #009-17

Please review and distribute as appropriate. A webinar will be held for licensed vehicle storage facilities to discuss RTB #009-17 Procedures for Statutory Lienholders Pertaining to House Bill 3131. The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is limited. Please … Continue reading

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TxDMV San Antonio Regional Service Center Relocation

     Media Advisory: TxDMV San Antonio Regional Service Center Relocation The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is pleased to announce the opening of its San Antonio Regional Service Center in a new location at 15150 Nacogdoches Road, Suite … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Cognos issue (8/10/2017 @ 6:00 PM CDT)

Good evening,   There are two remaining issues with Cognos reports that contain data for last Friday (08/04/2017).  The Funds Remittance Report has IVTRS totals that are doubled. The Inventory Transaction reports are incomplete.  Support staff are working towards a resolution.  An update … Continue reading

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