Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Section 17.061 et seq., provides that the Chair of the Texas Transportation Commission is the agent for service of process on a person who is a nonresident of Texas in any suit against a person involved in an accident that occurred while operating a motor vehicle on a public highway or street in this state.
If you need help determining what method of service is proper, the address to which the Chair of the Texas Transportation Commission should deliver the documents being served, or answers to other legal questions, you should contact a private attorney.
What to Submit
How to Submit
For suits filed in state court, a citation must be filed in accordance with Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules 103 and 106, which stipulate the following:
We do not accept service sent via mail directly from plaintiff's law firm unless the lawsuit was filed in federal court and service is sent by certified mail addressed to:
Ted Houghton, Chairman
Texas Transportation Commission
125 E. 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701-2483
Certificate of Service
Upon request and payment of the $25 certificate fee, the Chair of the Texas Transportation Commission will issue a certificate showing: