H.E.A.T ProgramH.E.A.T. is a statewide vehicle registration program administered by the Texas Department of Public Safety that helps law enforcement officials identify stolen vehicles.
PUBLIC SERVICEAny vehicle owner in Texas can obtain decals for his/her car or truck that authorizes law enforcement officers to stop the vehicle and verify ownership, between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., anywhere in Texas.
BORDER DECALSAvailable to alert officials to check ownership of any vehicle being driven across the border into Mexico.
WHY ENROLL?A car is stolen in Texas every five and a half minutes. More vehicles are stolen between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. than any other time. In 2003, more than 98,000 vehicles were stolen in Texas.In 2005, more than 93,471 vehicles were stolen in Texas. Simply by enrolling, you make it a lot harder for a thief to drive away in your car.
ENROLLING IS EASYJust complete the H.E.A.T. registration application to have your vehicle entered in a statewide database, accessible by law enforcement agencies, 24 hours a day. Personal and company vehicles are eligible for H.E.A.T. registration. You don't have to be a permanent Texas resident to participate in the program as long as you can provide a Texas address and phone number.
QUESTIONS?Call the Texas H.E.A.T. Program toll-free at 1-888-447-5933