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Statutes & Rules

The state statutes and administrative rules that govern Texas motor carriers are available on this page.

Texas Transportation Code

General Provisions Relating to Vehicle Size and Weight:

Transportation Code Chapter 621

Special Provisions and Exceptions for Oversize or Overweight Vehicles:

Transportation Code Chapter 622

Permits for Oversize and Overweight Vehicles:

Transportation Code Chapter 623

Motor Carrier Registration:

Transportation Code Chapter 643

Single State Registration:

Transportation Code Chapter 645

Motor Transportation Brokers:

Transportation Code Chapter 646

Texas Administrative Code

Motor Carriers:

43 TAC – Chapter 218

Oversize and Overweight Vehicles and Loads:

43 TAC – Chapter 219

Motor Carrier Safety Records

For information concerning the safety or fitness of a motor carrier, contact:

Travel Within Texas

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Motor Carrier Bureau - HQ Austin
Phone: (512) 424-2850 or (512) 424-2050

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Travel Across State Lines

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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