|(a) Voluntary notification. A transferor of a motor
vehicle may voluntarily make written notification to the department
of the sale of the vehicle, in accordance with Transportation Code, §501.147.
The written notification may be submitted to the department by mail,
in person at one of the department's regional offices, or electronically
through the department's Internet website.
(b) Records. On receipt of written notice of transfer
from the transferor of a motor vehicle, the department will mark its
records to indicate the date of transfer and will maintain a record
of the information provided on the written notice of transfer.
(c) Title issuance. A title will not be issued in the
name of a transferee until the transferee files an application for
the title as described in this subchapter.