Drive On TEXpress Highlights

REMINDER: GoCarma smartphone app will replace Drive On TEXpress on January 24, 2020. To prepare for the switch to GoCarma, you can pre-register now at to receive your invite and all the latest updates prior to launch.

  • Until January 24, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., you must continue to use the Drive On TEXpress app to qualify for HOV toll discounts (please refer to info below)
  • Starting January 24, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., you must switch to using GoCarma to qualify for HOV toll discounts. Pre-register today and you'll get an invite to get setup before launch.


Drive On TEXpress is a FREE mobile app and website for HOV users to receive discounts on the TEXpress Lanes and HOV/Express Lanes. You can download the mobile app or access the website on your mobile phone, desktop, laptop or notepad. Take a moment to learn about Drive On TEXpress before you create your online account. For more information, visit our FAQs and scroll down to 'Drive On TEXpress HOV and Discount Platform.' 

Get in the know:

  • Learn how to set up your Drive On TEXpress account, with easy step-by-step instructions on downloading the app, registering your account and adding your vehicle information.
    • To watch the 'Drive On TEXpress Account Set-Up Guide' tutorial video, click here.
  • Drive On TEXpress mobile app users can also learn about app feature including how to activate or cancel your HOV status, accessing promotional discounts, changing vehicle info, and much more.
    • To watch the 'Drive On TEXpress Features & Tips' tutorial video, click here.

Get HOV Discounts

Save Money on Your Commute

HOV users, such as carpool drivers and motorcyclists, get a discount when using the tolled TEXpress Lanes and HOV/Express Lanes during specific time periods, which vary depending on the roadway. Drive On TEXpress enables drivers to receive and manage HOV discounts, as well as promotional offers. 

HOV Discount Guidelines

Qualifying for Discounts

To qualify for discounts, you’ll need:

  • A valid TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG mounted on your windshield
  • To register for a FREE Drive On TEXpress account
  • To activate your HOV status at least 15 minutes prior to using the TEXpress Lanes or HOV/Express Lanes
  • A driver and at least one passenger

Get Started

Creating an Account is Easy

To create an account, all you have to do is provide some basic contact info and the TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG number associated with your license plate. Upon successful registration, you’ll receive a code or link to activate your account.

Claim Your Discount

Activate Your HOV Status

To get your discount, you'll need to activate your HOV status for the next applicable HOV period, which varies depending on the roadway, at least 15 minutes before using the TEXpress Lanes or HOV/Express Lanes. You can also schedule your HOV status up to 7 days in advance.

HOV Enforcement

Everyone Plays by the Same Rules

HOV usage is monitored by law enforcement officers with data for all HOV-activated vehicles. If you don’t have a passenger, cancel your prescheduled HOV status at least 10 minutes before entering the TEXpress Lanes or HOV/Express Lanes, otherwise you’ll be ticketed.

Other Features

And TEXpress Benefits

Drive On TEXpress allows you to add up to 5 family vehicles per account, view your past activated discounts, and plan trips with the TEXpress mapping service (app feature only). Plus you’ll be eligible for special LBJ and NTE TEXpress Lanes discounts.

  • HOV Discounts
  • HOV Discount Guidelines
  • Get Started
  • Claim Your Discount
  • HOV Enforcement
  • Other Features