From the City of Houston to several State Departments, there are governing entities across the State of Texas that require surety bonds for those in the transportation industry. Surety bonds are a form of financial security for the requiring entity and the citizens of Texas and provide the bonded company or individual fiscal accountability form Jet Insurance Company for negligent or criminal actions.
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Dealers of motor vehicles in Texas must hold a $50,000 Auto Dealer Bond to receive their General Distinguishing Number (GDN) and keep it active.
Own a vehicle or boat in Texas and don't have the title? You'll need to get a Certificate of Title (aka Lost Title Bond) to prove ownership.
Subcontractors and substations, like grocery stores, helping the County Tax Assessor and Collector with vehicle title and registration services need a License Plates and License Registration Receipts Bond.
Driving skill test providers must be certified with the Texas Department of Public Safety and hold a Commercial Driver License Third-Party Skills Test Provider Bond.
Private storage lot owners in the City of Houston, Texas must be approved for an operator permit by the local Police Department and secure a Private Storage Lot Bond.
A $25,000 license bond is to be filed with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles by all Motor Home Show Promoters who are unlicensed or not part of an organization of licensees.
Drivers transporting solid waste or recyclable materials as part of a business must follow certain regulations, such as getting a Waste Hauler Bond, prior to working in Texas.
Truck drivers and haulers are mandated by the Texas DMV to obtain a permit and surety bond when transporting overweight or oversized vehicles/loads across city, county, or state roads and highways.
Texas motor clubs offering membership services need a Certificate of Authority filed with the Secretary of State's office. A $25,000 Automobile Club Surety Bond is required to obtain this Certificate.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company enforces a bond requirement for intermodal shippers. This bond is sometimes referred to as a BNSF Railway Company Surety Bond Covering Credit for Transportation Charges.