Attached is a flow chart of procedures for a Texas Tow Hearing.
At the April General Meeting Julie Aronow, of the Texas Parks and Wildlife, gave us valuable information about Storage Foreclosure Liens for Boats & Motors. Click HERE for the handout with procedures. For a closer detailed pdf of the Sold under Statutory Lien Foreclosure Matrix – Click HERE
For more information about Boat & Motor Titles and Registrations with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Click HERE
TDLR has issued a press release on Texas’s Slow Down Move Over Law. See full release below.
A New Species of Insurance Fraud: Flipping
How to Identify It, Investigate It, and Prosecute It
Michael Shirk, prosecutor for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, has written an article on the procedure of flipping vehicles. You can Click Here to read it.
Make sure you’re not committing any of the 10 most common violations.
You can now sign up for a Spanish version of the Study Guide and Certification Test.
Go to the Test Registration to sign up.
2017 Environmental (Disposal) Survey
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Attorney General Opinion August 2015
Impounded vehicle release with lack of financial responsibility.
Read full opinion here.
Under constitutionally reasonable circumstances, peace
officers of the state, including those working for local law
enforcement agencies and municipalities, may impound a vehicle to
protect the public safety when the driver fails to provide evidence of
financial responsibility. A home-rule municipality, and likely a
general-law municipality, has authority to adopt an ordinance
regarding the impoundment of vehicles for the offense of lack of
financial responsibility provided that such an ordinance is not in
conflict with any statute and also conforms to any constitutional
A court would likely conclude that a municipality may not
condition release of a vehicle impounded for lack of evidence of
financial responsibility upon presentation of such evidence to a
vehicle storage facility.
Look up who represents you in the Texas State Legislature
Look up Texas statutes and codes
Information on the Move Over Law and the use of Red Lights on tow trucks
Help your VSF employees understand the VSF Rules better. Download the Interactive pdf
AG Paxton: Department of Labor Should Rescind the Persuader Rule to Protect Employers and Attorney-Client Privilege
AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas, Nevada and 19 other states, won a final judgment from a federal district court ruling that invalidates the U.S. Department of Labor’s unlawful Overtime Rule. The Obama-era edict more than doubled the salary threshold for a worker to be entitled to overtime, which would force many state and local governments, as well as private businesses, to substantially increase their employment costs.
Sgt. Dana Moore gave another terrific presentation about the Electronic Logging Device Mandate and how towers may be affected. Click below to see his updated presentation.
This is the Powerpoint presentation that Sgt. Moore gave:
ELD Mandate PPT
This is a FAQ pdf from FMCSA on ELD’s:
This is a Q&A sheet of questions that we have received and have been answered.
This is a buyers guide that might be helpful if you need an ELD.