Category Archives: Motor Carriers

TxDMV Holiday Hours – Presidents' Day

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, with the exception of the Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight Permits Section which will be open during its normal business hours, 7 a.m. to … Continue reading

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TxPROS Back Online after Emergency Maintenance

TxPROS is back online after a brief outage this morning for emergency maintenance. If you experienced trouble accessing the system, please try again. We apologize for any inconvenience. For questions, please contact the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office at 1-800-299-1700.   Source: … Continue reading

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Interstate Highway 14 Designation (Revised)

Correction: The previous message implied that portable buildings in excess of 16 feet in width would be routed on Interstate 14. Portable buildings exceeding 16 feet in width are not allowed on the main lanes of Interstate 14. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Interstate Highway 14 Designation

On Thursday, January 26, 2017, the Texas Transportation Commission designated a 25-mile segment of the state highway system as Interstate 14, concurrent with US190 from the eastern junction of US190 and East Business US190 in Copperas Cove to IH35 in … Continue reading

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TxPROS Security Settings Update Postponed

The TxDMV has postponed a security update to the Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) that had been scheduled for Jan. 15, 2017. You will be notified when the update is rescheduled. Source: Motor Carriers TxPROS Security Settings Update … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – MLK Jr. Day

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, with the exception of the Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight Permits Section which will be open during its normal business hours, … Continue reading

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TxPROS Security Settings Update

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will be updated at noon on Jan. 15. To check your web browser’s compatibility with this update, please visit https://K-TRIPS.com/TxPROSConfirmation.aspx. If you receive a message stating that your web browser will be … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedule: December 31, 2016 – January 2, 2017

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV)? Please be aware of the following holiday schedules:  Saturday, Dec. 31: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be CLOSED during regular Saturday hours. Sunday, Jan. 1: All TxDMV … Continue reading

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New Year's Holiday Closure

In observance of New Year’s, the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, December 31. Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight permits can be ordered online 24/7 through the Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) at www.TxDMV.gov. Have a safe and … Continue reading

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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: 

Friday, Dec. 23: All TxDMV offices will be OPEN during … Continue reading

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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
Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to… Continue reading

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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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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Admini… Continue reading

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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.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Ad… Continue reading

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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.
Effective Monday, October 3, the Permits Office will be open f… Continue reading

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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.
Effective Monday, October 3, the Permits Office will be open f… Continue reading

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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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