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Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a declaration of disaster temporarily suspending size and weight restrictions and oversize/overweight permitting requirements for vehicles and loads associated with activities needed to respond to Hurricane Harvey. Please see the Notice below.

OS/OW Permit Requirements Suspended for Storm Emergency

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The Texas Transportation Commission has designated a 25-mile segment of the state highway system concurrent with US 190 as Interstate 14 from the eastern junction of US190 and East Business US190 in Copperas Cove to IH35 in Belton. Ready-Mixed Concrete Truck Permits and Over Axle/Over Gross Weight Tolerance Permits are not valid on the main lanes of the Interstate Highway System. Please see the Notice below concerning other permits and loads that may be effected, as well as a map.

Interstate 14 Notice

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The toll-free number for all Motor Carrier services − Oversize/Overweight Permits; Credentialing; and Apportioned and Fleet registration − is 1-800-299-1700. Menu options are in the linked file below. Fax numbers for individual services are on Page 2 of the document

TxDMV MCD 1-800 Phone Menu Notice

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Operators of over height vehicles must arrange in advance to temporarily move overhead obstacles and to ensure that utility lines, traffic signals, overhead sign boards, poles, etc. are restored properly after a load has passed. Operators are liable if repairs are necessary. For more information, please refer to the notice below.

Awareness of Obstacles for Overheight Vehicles

TxDMV
Number

IH10 05Motor carriers operating intrastate commercial motor vehicles on a road or highway in Texas must get a TxDMV number.

Commercial
Fleets

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TxDMV offers multiple customer-focused registration programs to suit your business needs. Whether you have one truck or thousands moving across Texas, we have a program for you.

UCR

iStock 000016412671SmallThe federal Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement requires individuals and companies that operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate or international commerce to register their business with TxDMV and pay an annual fee based on the size of their fleet. 

Oversize/weight
Permits

Trucks OS bumper banner truck shutterstock 9004330You must obtain an oversize/overweight permit from TxDMV if your vehicle and/or load exceeds Texas legal size and weight limits.

NAFTA
Permits

iStock 000010295867SmallThe NAFTA annual permit is legal Texas registration for foreign commercial motor vehicles, trailers, or semitrailers that are not authorized to travel on Texas highways either due to lack of registration or because the country or state where the vehicle is registered does not have a reciprocal agreement with the State of Texas.

Outreach 
& Training

MS Signs Go MP900433095TxDMV offers a variety of training options to help Motor Carriers, shippers, brokers and freight forwarders get up to speed to conduct business in Texas.

Training includes:

                • Commercial Fleet Accounts Management
                • TxIRP Compliance Training
                • TxPROS Functionality

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