Posts by TMDA Webmaster

Take the Time to Understand Your Customers

A couple months ago I bought my first brand-new motorcycle. In the process, I visited five different dealerships and had five vastly different experiences. The reason I bought from the fifth? The salesperson got me. My first interaction with Bryce was through a quote request form on the dealership’s website. He responded quickly, giving me…

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Appointments to TxDMV Board

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Board Of The Texas Department Of Motor Vehicles July 30, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John M. Prewitt and Paul R. Scott and reappointed Brett H. Graham to the Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for terms set to expire on February…

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Improper Issuance of Temporary Tags for Courtesy Delivery Vehicles

Registration and Title Bulletin # 002-18 Policy and Procedure TO: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors and Motor Vehicle Dealers   SUBJECT: Improper Issuance of Temporary Tags for Courtesy Delivery Vehicles PURPOSE  To ensure Texas dealers do not issue temporary tags for courtesy delivery vehicles. DETAILS  The department discovered licensed motor vehicle dealers are issuing buyer tags to motor…

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TxDMV eTAG/webDEALER Update- Recommended Internet Browsers

Below is an update from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles on the new eTAG/webDEALER system. On April 9, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles updated the eTAG/webDEALER system. Since the release, we have received calls from some users who are experiencing an issue where the system prevents a user from progressing through a…

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TxDMV eTAG/webDEALER Update- Completing Title Applications

Below is an update from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles on the new eTAG/webDEALER system. TxDMV webDEALER Update – Completing Title Applications On April 9, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles updated the eTAG/webDEALER system. Since the release, we have received calls from some users who are unable to process transactions in webDEALER.…

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TxDMV Adopts and Amends Rules

Following are recently adopted and amended rules by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) regarding webDealer; accessing the agency’s records and record keeping. Accessing Agency’s Records: The agency adopts and amends rules to clarify the procedures to access motor vehicle records and the cost for obtaining the records. The department may make motor vehicle…

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Recall Disclosure Form

The number of manufacturer recalls raises concerns for dealerships in the sales and service departments. In response TMDA asked Karen Phillips, Chief Legal Counsel for the Texas Automobile Dealers Association to speak at the recent TMDA Conference in Austin. At the conference Ms. Phillips referenced a sample Recall Disclosure Form. A link to the form is…

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2018 Interim Texas Legislative Report

At the recent TMDA Conference in Austin TMDA Lobbyist Royce Poinsett was scheduled to present an update on the progress of legislation to be introduced in the 85th Texas Legislative Session, however, a last minute conflict did not allow him to do so. Instead, Mr. Poinsett has submitted the following report updating members on the progress…

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