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New Specialty License Plate Honors 100 Years of Plates

Please review and distribute as appropriate. One hundred years ago, when horse drawn buggies and wagons still traveled dirt roads, the first metal license plates for automobiles were issued in Texas. To honor the century mark of Texas license plates, … Continue reading

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COMPLETED: eTAG/webDEALER Scheduled Maintenance Completed (07/30/2017 at 10:08 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The eTAG/webDEALER Scheduled Maintenance was completed as of 10:05 AM CDT this morning, 07/30/2017.  If you experience new issues with the eTAG or webDEALER systems after the maintenance window, please contact the Service Desk.   If you would … Continue reading

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Initial Notification eTAG/webDEALER Scheduled Maintenance Notification (07/28/2017 @ 6:40 PM)

Good evening, On Sunday, July 30, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing system maintenance that will require a system outage.  The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 5 hours beginning at 5:00 AM CDT (July 30, … Continue reading

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Reminder: eTAG login reminder (7/27/2017 @ 11:00 AM)

Good morning, On July 24th the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) updated the eTAG login security. As part of this update, the login process changed. All eTAG users are now required to enter the license number (P number) they … Continue reading

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Reminder: eTAG access (7/24/2017 @ 6:50 PM)

Good evening, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles updated the login security for eTag over the weekend of July 21, 2017.   A higher than usual number of users successfully accessed the system today.  However, some users are reporting difficulty … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Ch. 217, Subchapter G

Proposed 43 TAC §§217.141-217.144 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 217, Vehicle Titles and Registration, Subchapter G, … Continue reading

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Reminder: eTAG and webDEALER logins (7/24/2017 @ 10:10 AM)

  Good morning, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles updated the login security for eTag and webDEALER over the weekend of July 21, 2017.  We successfully migrated over 40,000 accounts and the systems were available before 8:00am this morning. If … Continue reading

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Reminder: County webDEALER logins (7/24/2017 @ 9:05 AM)

  Good morning, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles updated the login security for eTag and webDEALER over the weekend of July 21, 2017.  We successfully migrated over 40,000 accounts and the systems were available before 8:00am this morning. If … Continue reading

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COMPLETED: eTAG/webDEALER Scheduled Maintenance Completed (07/24/2017 at 7:00 AM CDST)

Good morning,   The eTAG/webDEALER Scheduled Maintenance was completed as of 7:00 AM CDST this morning, 07/24/2017.  If you experience new issues with the eTAG or webDEALER systems after the maintenance window, please contact the Service Desk.   If you would like … Continue reading

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eTAG security update – steps to update email addresses

Good Afternoon, In preparation for the eTAG/webDEALER login security deployment eTAG users should ensure that they have a unique email address within the system (see attached for requirements). Several users have inquired about the process for updating email addresses. In … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Additional eLICENSING Training Webinars

         The Texas Department of Motor Vehicle (TxDMV) recently launched the new eLICENSING system. eLICENSING allows all motor vehicle and salvage dealers, converters, manufactures, and other industry licensees to apply for, renew, and amend their licenses online. In order … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Austin

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on August 10th, 2017, in Austin, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the salvage … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Austin

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on August 9th, 2017, in Austin, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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eTAG security update – Outage notification – unique email address required

On June 6, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) distributed the attached notification outlining the upcoming eTAG login security changes and the requirement for all eTAG user accounts (including webDEALER users listed in eTAG) to have a unique … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §218.61

Proposed 43 TAC §218.61 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 §218.61.  These proposed changes are posted for public … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC Chapter 219

Adopted 43 TAC Chapter 219 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.  The adopted Texas Register language … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC Chapter 218

Adopted 43 TAC Chapter 218 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 218.  The adopted Texas Register language … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §217.56

Adopted 43 TAC §217.56 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 §217.56.  The adopted Texas Register language is attached … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §215.140

Adopted 43 TAC §215.140 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 §215.140.  The adopted Texas Register language is attached … Continue reading

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Unplanned eTAG system maintenance (3/1/2017 12:30 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   An issue has been identified with the eTAG system which prevents a limited number of users from logging in due to incorrect expired license status.  The system will undergo brief unplanned maintenance at 12:30 PM CDT this … Continue reading

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Maintenance Complete: eTAG available (02/28/2017 9:12 AM CDT)

  Good morning,   The eTAG system maintenance was completed as of 9:02 AM CDT this morning (3/01/2017).  Please resume normal dealer operations.  If you experience any new issues with the eTAG system please contact the Service Desk.   Please … Continue reading

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Unplanned system maintenance: eTAG unavailable (3/1/2017 9:00 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The eTAG system will undergo brief unplanned maintenance at 9:00 AM CDT this morning (3/1/2017).  Expected duration is less than one minute. Users may or may not experience a brief interruption in connectivity.  A follow up message … Continue reading

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Unplanned system maintenance: eTAG unavailable (2/27/2017 7:30 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   The eTAG system will undergo unplanned maintenance which requires an outage starting at 7:30 PM CDT today (2/27/2017). The expected duration of the outage is fifteen (15) minutes. A follow up message will be sent when the … Continue reading

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Maintenance Complete: eTAG available (2/26/2017 3:00 PM)

  Good afternoon,   The eTAG system maintenance was completed as of 3:00 PM CDT this afternoon (2/26/2017).  Please resume normal dealer operations.  If you experience any new issues with the eTAG system please contact the Service Desk.   Please … Continue reading

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System Maintenance: eTAG unavailable (2/26/2017 2:45 PM)

Good afternoon,   The eTAG system will undergo maintenance which requires an outage starting at 2:45 PM CDT today (2/26/2017). The expected duration of the outage is fifteen (15) minutes. A follow up message will be sent when the maintenance … Continue reading

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