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TxPROS Outage UPDATE: Service Restored

UPDATE: The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System
(TxPROS) has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience from the earlier outage.  

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TxPROS Outage UPDATE: Service Restored

UPDATE: The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System
(TxPROS) has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience from the earlier outage.  

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TxPROS Outage

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System
(TxPROS) is currently experiencing an unexpected outage. We are working to
resolve the issue as quickly as possible and apologize for … Continue reading

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TxPROS Outage

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System
(TxPROS) is currently experiencing an unexpected outage. We are working to
resolve the issue as quickly as possible and apologize for … Continue reading

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Local phone number to reach TxDMV Motor Carrier services

Motor Carriers,
Please note an alternate to our toll-free number. The local number to reach all Motor Carrier Services is 1-512-872-8090. This number reaches the same menu as 1-800-299-1700. If you encounter problems using the… Continue reading

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Local phone number to reach TxDMV Motor Carrier services

Motor Carriers,
Please note an alternate to our toll-free number. The local number to reach all Motor Carrier Services is 1-512-872-8090. This number reaches the same menu as 1-800-299-1700. If you encounter problems using the… Continue reading

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New phone menu to reach TxDMV Motor Carrier services

Motor Carrier and Industry Partners,
The TxDMV recently launched a new phone system to better serve the Motor Carrier industry. The toll free number is still 1-800-299-1700 for Oversize/Overweight permits, Credentialing, or fo… Continue reading

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New phone menu to reach TxDMV Motor Carrier services

Motor Carrier and Industry Partners,
The TxDMV recently launched a new phone system to better serve the Motor Carrier industry. The toll free number is still 1-800-299-1700 for Oversize/Overweight permits, Credentialing, or fo… Continue reading

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Section 217.56 Amendment

Proposed Chapter 217
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed amendment to the Texas Administrative Code, §217.56, Registrat… Continue reading

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Section 217.56 Amendment

Proposed Chapter 217
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed amendment to the Texas Administrative Code, §217.56, Registrat… Continue reading

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Section 206.41 – Amendment

Proposed Chapter 206
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed amendment to the Texas Administrative Code, §206.41, Petition…. Continue reading

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Section 206.41 – Amendment

Proposed Chapter 206
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed amendment to the Texas Administrative Code, §206.41, Petition…. Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Appointments

TO: TxDMV Customers and Stakeholders
FROM: Whitney Brewster, Executive Director
 
Yesterday, Governor Gregg Abbott announced three appointments to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board.
The governo… Continue reading

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Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) offers payment by credit card

Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) online system will have the ability to accept payment by credit card through the Texas.gov system. State law requires any state agency that accepts cred… Continue reading

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Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) offers payment by credit card

Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the Texas International Registration Plan (TxIRP) online system will have the ability to accept payment by credit card through the Texas.gov system. State law requires any state agency that accepts cred… Continue reading

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New phone menu for 1-800-299-1700

Dear Motor Carriers,
Today the TxDMV launched a new phone system for its Motor Carrier Division to improve customer services.
You still dial 1-800-299-1700, same as before. However, the phone menu changed with introduction of the new sy… Continue reading

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New phone menu for 1-800-299-1700

Dear Motor Carriers,
Today the TxDMV launched a new phone system for its Motor Carrier Division to improve customer services.
You still dial 1-800-299-1700, same as before. However, the phone menu changed with introduction of the new sy… Continue reading

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FAX number switch for Motor Carrier Services

Motor Carriers,
The TxDMV changed Fax numbers for Motor Carrier services last spring, but left the old numbers active so that both old and new numbers have worked in the interim. Meanwhile, we updated Fax numbers everywhere th… Continue reading

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FAX number switch for Motor Carrier Services

Motor Carriers,
The TxDMV changed Fax numbers for Motor Carrier services last spring, but left the old numbers active so that both old and new numbers have worked in the interim. Meanwhile, we updated Fax numbers everywhere th… Continue reading

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Arranging Overhead Obstruction Clearance for Overheight Vehicles

Motor Carriers,
When overhead signs, lights, or lines must be moved for an oversize load to pass, the permit holder is responsible for arranging clearance for the load. The permittee must contact, in advance, all utility … Continue reading

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Arranging Overhead Obstruction Clearance for Overheight Vehicles

Motor Carriers,
When overhead signs, lights, or lines must be moved for an oversize load to pass, the permit holder is responsible for arranging clearance for the load. The permittee must contact, in advance, all utility … Continue reading

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Take the TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Customer Survey

Take the TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Survey
As a customer of TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Division, you can help us improve performance by taking this brief Customer Satisfaction Survey to let us know how we’re doing and what areas we ne… Continue reading

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Take the TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Customer Survey

Take the TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Survey
As a customer of TxDMV’s Motor Carrier Division, you can help us improve performance by taking this brief Customer Satisfaction Survey to let us know how we’re doing and what areas we ne… Continue reading

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Texas Department of Transportation closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day

Dear Industry Partners,
Please be aware that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. For motor carriers who need an oversize/overweight permit that requires … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Transportation closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day

Dear Industry Partners,
Please be aware that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. For motor carriers who need an oversize/overweight permit that requires … Continue reading

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