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CHAPTER SELECTION,CHAPTER 1 STATION CERTIFICATION 3. CHAPTER 2 INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION 14,CHAPTER 3 STATION OPERATION 18. CHAPTER 4 INSPECTION PROCEDURES 21,CHAPTER 6 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE 73. CHAPTER ONE,STATION CERTIFICATION,CHAPTER CONTENT, PROCEDURE FOR APPOINTMENT AS AN OFFICIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION STATION 01 05 00. CLASSES OF OFFICIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS 01 10 00. STATION ENDORSEMENTS 01 15 00, RESPONSIBILITY OF INSPECTION STATION OWNER OR OPERATOR 01 20 00.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFICIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION STATION 01 25 00. Space Requirements 25 01,Equipment Requirements 25 02. Brake Test Area Specifications 25 03,Inspection Station Display Area 25 04. Inspection Area 25 05,Official Vehicle Inspection Station Sign 25 06. CHANGE OF NAME LOCATION OR OWNERSHIP 01 30 00,GOING OUT OF BUSINESS 01 35 00. INSPECTION STATION CANCELLATIONS AND SUSPENSIONS 01 40 00. REINSTATEMENT AFTER SUSPENSION 01 45 00, LEASE OR SALE OF INSPECTION STATION DURING SUSPENSION 01 50 00.
CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS 01 55 00,CHAPTER ONE,STATION CERTIFICATION. 1 5 1 PROCEDURE FOR APPOINTMENT AS AN OFFICIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION STATION. Those desiring to make application for an Official Vehicle Inspection Station should notify Regulatory Services Division. RSD personnel at a field office any Department of Public Safety Regional Office or the DPS Headquarters Office in. RSD personnel with all necessary forms will call at the place of business of the applicant for a personal inspection of the. premises personnel and equipment to determine the ability of the applicant to conduct inspections in accordance with the. provisions of the Transportation Code Chapter 548 If the application is approved the applicant will be notified and upon. receipt of the statutory fee which shall constitute the certificate fee until August 31 of the odd numbered year following the. date of appointment as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station a Certificate of Appointment will be issued to the applicant. Thereafter appointments will be made for two year periods and the statutory renewal fee will apply An application fee is. non refundable The Department has transitioned to accepting applications for appointment as a Vehicle Inspection. Station via the Internet The application fee will be required to be paid at the time of the submission of the on line. application and is non refundable, The applicant shall be informed of the required equipment including the approved testing devices tools measuring devices. customer waiting area display area brake machines marked brake test area and the approved inspection test area The. applicant shall be advised not to purchase any testing equipment until notified by the Department representative that all. minimum requirements are in compliance with Department rules and regulations. An applicant for an Official Vehicle Inspection Station must meet the space equipment and manpower requirements as. prescribed for the class of vehicle inspection station applied for and must have a certified inspector in his employ All. appointments are provisional and are conditioned on the proper conduct of vehicle inspections and compliance with. Department rules and regulations Inspections by appointment only are not permitted The Department shall require an. applicant for appointment as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station to furnish evidence of sound business practices Financial. instability can be a cause for disapproval, Application forms necessary for certification as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station must be properly completed signed. and submitted with all required fees to the Department Incomplete applications will be withdrawn after 60 days if additional. information required by the Department is not furnished If the application is approved on initial investigation the applicant. will be advised to proceed with the installation of testing equipment After such installation the Department will inspect the. equipment for approval The Department will conduct an investigation of each applicant to determine full compliance with. the rules and regulations which may include a background check of the owner or operators Every person licensed to operate. an Official Vehicle Inspection Station shall be of good reputation character and moral conduct. In accordance with the Texas Transportation Code the Department of Public Safety may disqualify any application for. certification or revoke or suspend an outstanding certificate of any inspection station or the certificate to inspect vehicles of. any person who has been convicted of 1 a felony or Class A or B misdemeanor 2 a similar crime under the jurisdiction. of another state or the federal government that is punishable to the same extent as a felony or Class A or Class B. misdemeanor or 3 a crime under the jurisdiction of another state or the federal government that would be a felony or Class. A or Class B misdemeanor if the crime were committed in this state. 1 A conviction for a felony or a Class A or Class B misdemeanor will be cause for disqualification suspension or. revocation under this subsection For purposes of this section a person is convicted of an offense when an. adjudication of guilt or an order of deferred adjudication for the offense is entered against the person b y a court of. competent jurisdiction, 2 The certification of an inspection station will be subject to disqualification revocation or suspension in the event. the owner or inspector is convicted of such an offense In the event that an inspector or inspector applicant is. convicted of such an offense that person s certification will be subject to revocation suspension or his application. will be subject to disqualification, The Department has determined a certified inspection station and certified inspector is in a position of trust performing a.
service to members of the public where the Transportation Code Chapter 548 requires the public to report for a vehicle. inspection Therefore the Department has determined the following crimes relate directly to the duties and responsibilities of. a certified vehicle inspection station or inspector and or those for whom this section is applicable. Those crimes include, 1 Arson Criminal Mischief and Other Property Damage or Destruction Texas Penal Code Chapter 28. 2 Robbery Texas Penal Code Chapter 29, 3 Burglary and Criminal Trespass Texas Penal Code Chapter 30. 4 Theft Texas Penal Code Chapter 31,5 Fraud Texas Penal Code Chapter 32. 6 Bribery and Corrupt Influence Texas Penal Code Chapter 36. 7 Perjury and Other Falsification Texas Penal Code Chapter 37. 8 Criminal Homicide Texas Penal Code Chapter 19, 9 Driving Related Intoxication Offenses Texas Penal Code Chapter 49. 10 Texas Code of Criminal Procedures Article 42 12 3g or 62 001 Sexually Violent Offense. 11 Texas Occupations Code Section 53 021 a 2 4, A felony conviction for the above offenses is disqualifying for 10 years from the date of conviction unless the offense was.
committed in one s capacity as a vehicle inspection station owner or inspector or was facilitated by licensure as an owner or. inspector in which case it is permanently disqualifying A conviction under number 10 above is permanently disqualifying. A felony conviction for an offense not listed above is disqualifying from 5 years from the date of conviction. A Class A Misdemeanor conviction for the offenses listed above is disqualifying for 5 years from the date of conviction. A Class B Misdemeanor conviction for the offenses listed above is disqualifying for 2 years from the date of conviction. A person who is disqualified as above may appeal that disqualification in accordance with 37 TAC 23 5 h. As an authorized owner or operator of an Official Vehicle Inspection Station you are responsible to the Department for the. proper operation of the Official Vehicle Inspection Station An owner or operator will recognize and acknowledge their. responsibility to the public to offer a good complete and thorough inspection according to the rules and regulations. Based upon the application and results of investigations made each applicant will be approved or disqualified for. appointment Each applicant approved will be issued a Certificate of Appointment Such Certificate of Appointment shall. be for the place of business set forth in the application The Certificate of Appointment shall not be assignable and shall be. valid only for the owner or owners in whose name or names they are issued and for transaction of business only at the place. designated thereon, No business will be approved as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station until all certification requirements have been met. The inspection area must be designated and approved by the supervising Department representative Businesses meeting all. qualifications will be required to complete an application and furnish the appointment fee The applicant will be notified of. appointment as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station and a Certificate of Appointment will be issued to the applicant after. the necessary forms have been completed and approved. A Certificate of Appointment will not be issued for the operation of an Official Vehicle Inspection Station until an. investigation has been made by the Department to assure that it has the proper facilities required equipment and is properly. qualified or has properly qualified personnel to accomplish satisfactory inspections Companies and governmental agencies. who have their own garages and repair facilities may apply for an Official Vehicle Inspection Station Certificate of. Appointment provided such facilities equipment and personnel meet the requirements set forth in these rules and. regulations, The application shall be submitted by the owner if a natural person and in the case where the owner is a corporation co. partnership or association by two executive officers thereof or some other person s specifically authorized by said. corporation to sign the application to which shall be attached written evidence of their authority Proof of ownership may be. required of the applicant, When all certification requirements have been met the supervising Department representative will explain the use of all. supplies and forms necessary for the operation as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station. In accepting your appointment as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station you accept the responsibility to properly inspect all. vehicles submitted for inspection and to serve the citizens efficiently This will be the standard used by the Department in. supervising your conduct as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station Any Official Vehicle Inspection Station which fails to. maintain this standard in dealing with the public cannot be allowed to continue as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station The. procedures outlined herein should be carefully studied and frequently reviewed by your entire organization If the inspection. program is to be effective you must be thoroughly familiar with and follow all of the provisions as outlined If your. appointment is subsequently withdrawn it is because you and your employees have failed to follow the instructions. contained in the Vehicle Inspection Operations and Training Manual. Instructions for the renewal process will be provided well in advance of August 31 of the odd numbered year when the. station s Certificate of Appointment is due to expire. 1 10 1 CLASSES OF OFFICIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS. The classes of Official Vehicle Inspection Stations authorized in Texas are as follows. 1 Public Station Is a station open to the public performing inspections on vehicles presented by the public. 2 Fleet Station A station not providing vehicle inspection services to the public. 3 Government Station A station operated by a political subdivision or agency of this state. 1 15 1 STATION ENDORSEMENTS, The following six 6 endorsements will be used in conjunction with the three 3 classes of Official Inspection Stations to. further identify the types of inspections to be performed by each Official Inspection Station. 1 Endorsement 1Y may inspect any vehicle requiring a one year inspection. 2 Endorsement 2Y may inspect any vehicle requiring a two year inspection. 3 Endorsement CW may inspect any vehicle requiring a commercial inspection. 4 Endorsement CT may inspect any vehicle requiring a commercial trailer inspection. 5 Endorsement TL may inspect any vehicle requiring a trailer inspection. 6 Endorsement MC may inspect any vehicle requiring a motorcycle inspection. 1 20 1 RESPONSIBILITY OF VEHICLE INSPECTION STATION OWNER OPERATOR OR VEHICLE. Upon being appointed as an Official Vehicle Inspection Station you as the inspection station owner operator or vehicle. inspector will be deemed to have accepted the following obligations and responsibilities. 1 To act as directed by the Texas Department of Public Safety in inspecting vehicles in accordance with the Vehicle. Inspection Operations and Training Manual, 2 To inspect only those vehicles authorized by the class of inspection station and specific endorsements.
3 To make the Vehicle Inspection Operations and Training Manual available to all certified inspectors. 4 To properly instruct all employees in accordance with this manual. 5 Use only employees certified by the Department of Public Safety to do the actual inspecting in accordance with the. requirements, 6 That the owner operator will notify the Department representative supervising the station when a ce. An applicant for an Official Vehicle Inspection Station must meet the space equipment and manpower requirements as prescribed for the class of vehicle inspection station applied for and must have a certified inspector in his employ

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