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Driver Surcharges

Occupational Driver’s License

This article tells you about driver surcharges, which were additional payments assessed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) against drivers convicted of certain driving offenses. Note that there are no longer drivers surcharges in Texas.

Driver Surcharges

Driver surcharges were additional payments assessed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) against drivers convicted of certain driving offenses. 

The surcharge program ended on September 1, 2019. This means Texas removed any surcharges that were in effect on September 1, 2019.

Surcharges are no longer a reason for license suspension.

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