Category Archives: Motor Carriers

TxDMV Holiday Hours – Presidents' Day 2019

In observance of Presidents’ Day, all Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, and the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, February 16.  Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle title and … Continue reading

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Time to Renew Unified Carrier Registration (UCR)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized rules for 2019 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) fees in December 2018. The registration period began on December 28, 2018 and will continue through December 31, 2019. The UCR Board recommends that enforcement … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – MLK Day

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, and the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.  Vehicle title and registration … Continue reading

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Mover Training Seminar – Houston

Attention all Household Goods Motor Carriers: We are pleased to announce our next Mover Training Seminar on February 5th, 2019, in Houston, Texas.  This presentation will be a basic overview of the rules and regulations pertaining to the household goods … Continue reading

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Electronic Display of Apportioned Cab Cards Allowed Starting January 1, 2019

Motor Carriers can display Apportioned Registration Cab Cards on an electronic device, such as a phone or tablet, starting January 1, 2019. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles adopted a rule in December allowing International Registration Plan (IRP) registrants to … Continue reading

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Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) Upgrades on December 11, 2018

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will upgrade the Texas Permitting and Routing System (TxPROS) December 11 to improve the overall customer experience by adding several features and increasing the self-issue limit.  New Self-Issue Weight Customers can self-issue certain … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23. Additionally, the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, November 24. Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle … Continue reading

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2018 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 Wednesday, October 24, and Wednesday, November 14. … Continue reading

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Mover Training Seminar – San Antonio, Texas

Attention all Household Goods Motor Carriers: We are pleased to announce our next Mover Training Seminar on November 8th, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.  This presentation will be a basic overview of the rules and regulations pertaining to the household … Continue reading

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Mover Training Seminar – Corpus Christi, Texas

Attention all Household Goods Motor Carriers: We are pleased to announce our next Mover Training Seminar on October 17th, 2018, in Corpus Christi, Texas.  This presentation will be a basic overview of the rules and regulations pertaining to the household … Continue reading

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TxDMV's Oversize/Overweight Permits Office Closed Saturday, June 2, for Building Maintenance

TxDMV’s Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed this Saturday, June 2, 2018, for building maintenance. Permits can be ordered online 24/7 through the Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) at www.TxDMV.Gov. We apologize for any inconvenience. Source: Motor Carriers … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, all Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will be closed on Monday, May 28. Note to motor carriers: The Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight Permits Section will also be closed on Saturday, May 26.  Vehicle title and … Continue reading

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Mover Training Seminar – Austin, Texas

Attention all Household Goods Motor Carriers: We are pleased to announce our next Mover Training Seminar on June 12nd, 2018, in Austin, Texas.  This presentation will be a basic overview of the rules and regulations pertaining to the household goods … Continue reading

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Oversize/Overweight Permit Movement Conditions

On May 8, 2018, the “movement conditions” listed on your permit will change. TxDMV recently streamlined the requirements included with all size and weight permits. The language and the order in which these “movement conditions” are listed will be standardized. … Continue reading

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Mover Training Seminar – Houston, Texas

Attention all Household Goods Motor Carriers: We are pleased to announce our next Mover Training Seminar on February 28th, 2018, in Houston, Texas.  This presentation will be a basic overview of the rules and regulations pertaining to the household good … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedule – MLK Jr. 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 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Saturday, Jan 13: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office … 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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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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Oversize/Overweight Permit Mailing Process and TxPROS Changes

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the TxDMV is moving to a centralized mail process for our annual permits. All permits that must be mailed (permits that require a windshield sticker or a print out on TxDMV security paper) will be … Continue reading

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TxDMV to Launch Electronic Licensing, Insurance and Credentialing (eLINC) System

TxDMV will launch the electronic Licensing, Insurance and Credentialing (eLINC) on Dec. 10, 2017, to offer online self-service to carriers applying for Operating Authority in Texas. The initial launch of eLINC will allow customers to handle all steps in the … Continue reading

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TxPROS outage on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Texas Permitting and Routing and Optimization System (TxPROS) went down starting at 5:06 p.m. Austin, Texas, time due to a server failure. Service was restored at 6:45 p.m. Customers who were in the process of ordering a permit between … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office also will be closed on Saturday, November 25. Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle title … Continue reading

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