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TxDMV Holiday Schedules

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) before the end of the year? Please be aware of the following holiday schedules: 

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TxDMV Holiday Schedules

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) before the end of the year? Please be aware of the following holiday schedules: 

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25. The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office also will be closed on Saturday, November 26. Motor … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

The Motor Carrier Division will be closed Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day except for its Oversize/Overweight Permits Office. The Permits Office will be open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 11, but will be closed Saturday, Nov… Continue reading

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Veterans Day

The Motor Carrier Division will be closed Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day except for its Oversize/Overweight Permits Office. The Permits Office will be open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 11, but will be closed Saturday, Nov… Continue reading

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Chapter 217, Proposed Amendment to §217.9, Bonded Titles

Proposed Amendment to 43 Texas Administrative Code §217.9, Bonded Titles
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Chapter 217, New Section 217.57, Alternatively Fueled Vehicles

Proposed New Rule, 43 Texas Administrative Code §217.57
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Chapter 215, Proposed Amendments, Repeals, and New Section

Proposed TAC, Amendments, Repeals and New Section to Chapter 215
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
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Oversize/Overweight Permit Office Hours

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is adjusting the hours of its Oversize/Overweight Permits Office to enhance customer service during peak call times.
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Oversize/Overweight Permit Office Hours

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is adjusting the hours of its Oversize/Overweight Permits Office to enhance customer service during peak call times.
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Processing and Handling Fee for Fleet Registrations and Renewals

Fleet registrations and renewals effective on or after Jan. 1, 2017, will be charged $4.75 per vehicle as a Processing and Handling Fee. The Processing and Handling Fee applies to all vehicles registered in the Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) system. This includes: Apportioned, Token-Trailer, Five-year Rental Trailer, Multi-Year Fleet, and Forestry vehicle registrations.

 

The Processing and Handling Fee was authorized by the 83rd Legislature to increase transparency for taxpayers by showing the true cost of registration services.*

 

For questions regarding the Processing and Handling Fee please contact the Motor Carrier Division ˗ Commercial Fleet Services Section at 1-800-299-1700, Option 5.

 

A link to this notice can also be found at http://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers.

 

*Transportation Code Sec. 502.1911

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Processing and Handling Fee for Fleet Registrations and Renewals

Fleet registrations and renewals effective on or after Jan. 1, 2017, will be charged $4.75 per vehicle as a Processing and Handling Fee. The Processing and Handling Fee applies to all vehicles registered in the Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) system. This includes: Apportioned, Token-Trailer, Five-year Rental Trailer, Multi-Year Fleet, and Forestry vehicle registrations.

 

The Processing and Handling Fee was authorized by the 83rd Legislature to increase transparency for taxpayers by showing the true cost of registration services.*

 

For questions regarding the Processing and Handling Fee please contact the Motor Carrier Division ˗ Commercial Fleet Services Section at 1-800-299-1700, Option 5.

 

A link to this notice can also be found at http://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers.

 

*Transportation Code Sec. 502.1911

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2016 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 22, and Monday, Septem… Continue reading

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2016 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 22, and Monday, Septem… Continue reading

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Chapter 217, Subchapter H, Deputies, Adopted Amendment and New Sections

Adopted TAC, Ch. 217, Subchapter H, Deputies,
Amendment to §217.161, New §§217.162, 217.163, 217.164, 217.166-217.168, and the Withdrawal of §217.165
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MCCS Update

 
Our Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) issues have been resolved. Thank you for your patience!
 

 
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MCCS Update

 
Our Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) issues have been resolved. Thank you for your patience!
 

 
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Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) Outage

The Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) is currently experiencing intermittent availability issues. We are working to resolve these issues as quickly as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.
 
 

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Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) Outage

The Motor Carrier Credentialing System (MCCS) is currently experiencing intermittent availability issues. We are working to resolve these issues as quickly as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.
 
 

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Tree branches overhanging highway right-of-way

Dear Industry Partners,
Motor carriers operating under a size/weight permit issued by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) must ensure that their vehicle and load can clear all overhead obstructions along their permi… Continue reading

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Tree branches overhanging highway right-of-way

Dear Industry Partners,
Motor carriers operating under a size/weight permit issued by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) must ensure that their vehicle and load can clear all overhead obstructions along their permi… Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Commercial Fleet Services Technical Difficulties (6/24/16 @ 8:02 AM)

Good morning,
 
The technical difficulties were resolved by 12:23 a.m. this morning (6/24/2016). The statewide ticket number for this issue is: 84007.
 
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RESOLVED: Commercial Fleet Services Technical Difficulties (6/24/16 @ 8:02 AM)

Good morning,
 
The technical difficulties were resolved by 12:23 a.m. this morning (6/24/2016). The statewide ticket number for this issue is: 84007.
 
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UPDATE: IRP Technical Difficulties (6/23/16 @ 4:00 PM)

Good afternoon,
 
Commercial Fleet Services is still experiencing technical difficulties at this time. You may experience longer than usual wait times when attempting to contact us by phone for assistance with TxIRP.  Sup… Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: IRP Technical Difficulties (6/23/16 @ 2:30 PM)

 
Good afternoon,
 
Commercial Fleet Services and TxIRP are experiencing technical difficulties at this time. You may experience longer than usual wait times when attempting to contact us by phone.  We apologize for… Continue reading

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