Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 522.053
License Renewal Procedures


A person applying for renewal of a commercial drivers license must complete the application form required by the department, including updated information and required certifications.


To retain a hazardous materials endorsement, an applicant must pass the written test for that endorsement.


The department may require an examination, including a vision test, for the renewal of a commercial drivers license.


Before renewing a commercial drivers license, the department shall check the applicants driving record as required by 49 C.F.R. Section 383.73.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Sec. 522.054. LICENSE EXPIRATION: PERSON AT LEAST 85 YEARS OF AGE. (a) Each original commercial drivers license of a person 85 years of age or older expires on the license holders second birthday after the date of the license application.


A commercial drivers license of a person 85 years of age or older that is renewed expires on the second anniversary of the expiration date before renewal.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 37 (H.B. 84), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 752 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 24, eff. January 1, 2016.
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