Category Archives: Motor Carriers

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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2018 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Delayed Until Further Notice

The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Board of Directors has delayed until further notice the start of 2018 UCR registration. The delay will stay in place until the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration completes rule making to establish 2018 fees. The … Continue reading

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TxPROS Back Online After Scheduled Maintenance

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System is back online after scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary downtime may have caused. For any questions, call the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office at 1-800-299-1700, Option 2. Office hours are 7 … Continue reading

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TxPROS Maintenance Scheduled for 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will undergo scheduled maintenance tomorrow evening, Saturday, Sept. 30. The system is scheduled to be down starting at 7 p.m. CST for approximately 15 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience. You will … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Temporary Suspension of Motor Carrier IRP Requirements for Disaster Relief

Commercial Vehicle registration requirements to travel in and through the state of Texas are temporarily suspended by order of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This is to make it faster and easier for operators of commercial vehicles to provide disaster relief … Continue reading

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Service Restored for the TxDMV Telephone System

Phone service is now restored for the Motor Carrier Division’s main line (1-800-299-1700). The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles apologizes for any  inconvenience caused by the temporary outage.     Source: Motor Carriers Service Restored for the TxDMV Telephone System

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