September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.
Tags: Trailers, Old Dominion Freight Line, Railroads, LTL, Fleets, Texas, Tennessee
September 5, 2014 - Industry News
Anheuser-Busch is converting its 66-tractor fleet in Houston from diesel to compressed natural gas to help it meet new sustainability goals.
Tags: Ryder, CNG Conversions, CNG, Anheuser-Busch, Private Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, Texas, Alternative Fuels
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
Indiana and Alabama have added the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service to 10 new locations while 12 more sites have been added in Texas, bringing the total number there to 18.
Tags: Texas, Alabama, Drivewyze, Indiana, Drivewyze PreClear, Weigh Stations
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Drivewyze and the Texas Department of Public Safety announced that Texas has added Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to the state’s six busiest commercial vehicle weigh stations.
Tags: Drivewyze, Drivewyze PreClear, Information Technology, Texas, Weigh Stations, Safety & Compliance
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
A 41-year-old Mississippi woman, seriously injured when her pick-up truck rolled over, after it was rear-ended by an 18-wheel tractor-trailer driver on a Texas interstate highway in 2011, was awarded $4.1 million by a Dallas, Texas jury.
Tags: Accidents, Drivers, Safety, Texas, Fleets, Litigation, I-20, Interstate 20, R&L Carriers
December 12, 2013 - Industry News
Trucking company Schneider National has shut down its San Antonio sand hauling operation, according to the San Antonio Business Journal.
Tags: Texas, Fracking, Schneider National
November 25, 2013 - Industry News
A program to bring in more truck traffic along one toll route has accomplished its goal of getting some traffic off Interstate 35 in Central Texas but is ending earlier than planned.
Tags: Texas, Tolls
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
The North Texas Tollway Authority will ban the vehicles of habitual violators from its roadways beginning in January 2014.
Tags: Drivers, Texas, Tolls, North Texas Tollway Authority
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
A fatal accident in which a freight train struck a tractor-trailer hauling a parade float in Midland, Tex. last November was caused by the failure of both the city and the parade organizer to address the risks associated with routing a parade through an active grade crossing and it serves as a cautionary tale to any trucking operation that volunteers equipment or people for such events.
Tags: Accidents, Texas, NTSB, National Transportation Safety Board, Safety & Compliance
October 7, 2013 - Industry News
The orange and white barrels are being rolled out big time in one part of Texas due a major Interstate expansion project.
Tags: Texas, Road Construction, I-35E
October 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Texas Department of Transportation is notifying top toll violators and giving them a deadline to pay their overdue tolls or be included on a list the agency will publish in the next two weeks
September 26, 2013 - Industry News
Con-way Freight announced a major expansion for central Texas and surrounding communities with plans to build a new, 48-door, 18,870-square-foot freight service center in the city of Robinson.
Tags: Con-way Freight, LTL, Fleets, Con-way Truckload, Texas
August 28, 2013 - Industry News
Highly successful companies use distinct practices in building their workforces and offer more benefits to recruit and retain drivers when compared to all other trucking companies, according to new research in the 2013 Texas Trucking Industry Study.
Tags: Drivers, Texas, Recruiting, Fleets, Retention
July 22, 2013 - Industry News
The Texas Department of Transportation has officially designated 67 miles of regional roadways in the Rio Grande Valley as part of the new Interstate 69 -- a corridor that ultimately will become a 1,600-mile-long highway stretching from Michigan to Texas.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Texas, I-69, Interstate 69
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
Texas-based refrigerated carrier Continental Express has purchased the assets of Ohio company Ranger Refrigerated Express for an undisclosed amount.
Tags: Fleets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Texas
February 4, 2013 - Industry News
Shale energy exploration, the growing practice of deep horizontal drilling to harvest oil and natural gas previously beyond reach, has changed America’s energy industry and overall economy.
Tags: Fracking, OIl, Natural Gas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Economy
December 7, 2012 - Industry News
Dupre Logistics, Lafayette, La., announced the expansion of its Houston area operations with the addition of a new full-service facility located in Channelview, Texas
Tags: Fleets, Dupre Logistics, Texas
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