37 Tex. Admin. Code § 25.5 - Enforcement of Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility

Current through Reg. 47, No. 14; April 8, 2022

(a) Upon receipt of a second or subsequent conviction for no liability insurance, an Order of Suspension will be mailed to the licensee. The suspension will be effective 21 days from the date on the Order and will continue for two years from the date of the second or subsequent conviction for no liability insurance unless the department receives:
(1) evidence of financial responsibility on the date of the citation, or
(2) an SR-22 (insurance certificate).
(b) Evidence of financial responsibility for the citation date may be shown by:
(1) a letter on the insurance company's letterhead indicating coverage for the date of the offense, or
(2) a copy of a certificate issued by the department indicating the vehicle driven or the person is self insured.
(c) If the individual being suspended is not named on the insurance policy used as evidence of liability coverage, a copy of the citation must be submitted listing the vehicle covered on the policy.
(d) If compliance in the form of an SR-22 (insurance certificate) is filed and not received by 21st day from the date on the Order of Suspension, a reinstatement fee will be required prior to the renewal of issuance of a license.
(e) If an SR-22 (insurance certificate) is filed as compliance, it must be maintained with the department for two years from the most recent conviction date for which evidence of financial responsibility was required.
(1) if the department receives notification of cancellation of the SR-22 (form SR-26) from that insurance company, the individual's driving privileges will be suspended until a new SR-22 (insurance certificate) is filed or until the second anniversary date of the conviction for which proof of financial responsibility was required.
(2) a reinstatement fee is required prior to the renewal or issuance of a license for the suspension resulting from the cancelled SR-22.

Notes

37 Tex. Admin. Code § 25.5
The provisions of this §25.5 adopted to be effective June 22, 2004, 29 TexReg 5946; amended to be effective October 15, 2008, 33 TexReg 8545

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