The Texas Department of Transportation s Abilene District is responsible for planning, designing, operating and maintaining the state s transit system. The district serves Borden, Callahan, Fisher, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Shackelford, Stonewall and Taylor counties in Texas. The Abilene District provides vehicle registration services and renews certificates and drivers licenses through various offices. The district offers a variety of information about statewide road conditions. The Texas Department of Transportation employs more than 13,000 staff members. The department operates a construction division that is responsible for the inspection and testing of development projects. In addition, it governs a public transportation division that provides financial, technical and coordination assistance.