Monthly Archives: December 2017

Completed: eTAG Maintenance (12/31/2017 @ 8:05 AM CDT)

Good morning, The eTAG maintenance was completed as of 8:05 AM CDT this morning, December 31, 2017. If you experience any new issues connecting to TxDMV applications please contact the Service Desk.  Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information for that tag … Continue reading

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Webinars: Registration and Title System Release 9.0

Please review and distribute as appropriate. With Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 9.0, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will introduce the Package Delivery Vehicle license plate and changes related to Antique and Annual license plates. The following … Continue reading

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RTB #018-17 Package Delivery Plates Pertaining to House Bill 561

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_018-17_Pkg._Delivery_Plates_Pertaining_to_HB_561.pdf Source: Tax … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG Maintenance (12/31/2017 @ 5:00 AM CDT)

Good afternoon, On Sunday, December 31, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing eTAG system maintenance. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to three (3) hours beginning at 5:00 AM CDT and lasting until 8:00 AM CDT.  As a … Continue reading

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Adoption of 43 TAC §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36

Adopted 43 TAC §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 219, §§219.34, … Continue reading

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Reminder: RTS Release 9.0 Deployment

Good morning, Reminder, over the weekend of January 2, 2018, 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 9.0 that contains the content … Continue reading

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Update: RTS Release 9.0 Deployment

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of January 2, 2018, 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 9.0 that contains the content summarized … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedule – New Year's Day

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) during the next few days? Please be aware of the following schedules:  Saturday, Dec. 30: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be CLOSED during regular Saturday hours. Monday, … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.41

Proposed 43 TAC §217.41 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, §217.41.  These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed §217.123 and §217.124

Proposed 43 TAC §217.123 and §217.124 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, §217.123 and §217.124.  These … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.2

Proposed 43 TAC §217.2 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, §217.2. These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §221.72

Proposed 43 TAC §221.72 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 221, §221.72.  These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.71, §217.72, §217.73, and §217.74

Proposed 43 TAC §217.71, §217.72, §217.73, and §217.74 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, §217.71, §217.72, … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §215.144

Proposed 43 TAC §215.144 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 215, §215.144. These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Resolved: RTS performance issue reported (12/22/2017 @ 9:10 AM CST)

Good afternoon,   The RTS system encountered a performance issue between 8:00 AM CST and 9:00 AM CST today (12/22/2017) which caused a limited number of users to experience issues closing out their work stations. If you experienced this issue please reboot your … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS performance issue reported (12/22/2017 @ 8:50 AM CST)

Good afternoon,   The RTS system encountered a performance issue this morning (12/22/2017) which caused a limited number of users to experience issues closing out their work stations. Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. An update will sent … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS performance issue reported (12/21/2017 @ 5:15 PM)

Good afternoon,   The RTS system encountered a performance issue between 4:42 PM and 5:03 PM today (12/21/2017) which caused a limited number of users to experience issues closing out their work stations. If you experienced this issue please reboot your work station … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS Release 9.0 (01/02/2018)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of January 2, 2018, 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 9.0 that contains the content summarized … Continue reading

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Resolved: eTAG Issue (12/20/2017 @ 4:56 PM)

Good afternoon, An issue was reported that prevented some users from logging into the eTAG system. Support staff have identified and resolve the issue. If you experience any new issues logging into the eTAG system please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedules

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) during the holidays? Please be aware of the following schedules:  Saturday, Dec. 23: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be CLOSED during regular Saturday hours. Monday, Dec. 25: All TxDMV … Continue reading

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New Intermodal Shipping Container Port Permit – Effective Jan. 1, 2018

On Monday, January 1, 2018, TxDMV will begin issuing an annual permit for the overweight transport of intermodal shipping containers. The 85th Texas Legislature created the new Intermodal Shipping Container Port Permit that allows travel within 30 miles of Texas ports … Continue reading

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New Annual Fluid Milk Transport Permit – Effective Jan. 1, 2018

On Monday, January 1, 2018, TxDMV will begin issuing an annual permit for the overweight transport of fluid milk. The 85th Texas Legislature created the new Annual Fluid Milk Transport Permit. To qualify for this permit, a truck-tractor and semitrailer … Continue reading

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Mail System and Self-Issue Dimensions to Change for TxPROS

As a reminder, on December 20, 2017, the TxDMV is moving to a centralized mail process for annual permits issued through the Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS). All permits that must be mailed (permits that require a windshield … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §57.18, §§57.48-57.52

Proposed 43 TAC §57.18, §§57.48-57.52 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect §§57.18, 57.48, 57.49, 57.50, and 57.51, … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – San Antonio

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on January 17th, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the … Continue reading

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