RTB 004-23 Travel Trailers (HB 198)

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate.

Registration and Title Bulletin (RTB) #004-23 provides guidance on the self-inspection of travel trailers with a gross vehicle weight more than 7,500 lbs. in lieu of a state safety inspection as a result of House Bill 198, enacted by the 88th Legislature, Regular Session. A new form, Application for Self-Certification of Travel Trailer More Than 7,500 lbs. (Form VTR-269), has been created to facilitate the self-inspection.

RTB #004-23 and Form VTR-269 are attached.

Thank you,


Annette Quintero, Director
Vehicle Titles and Registration Division
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles


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