July 22, 2013
Five state legislatures voted this year to raise speed limits on some divided highways in their states. They’re following the lead of Texas, which last year bumped the speed limit on one stretch to 85 mph, the highest in the nation.
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.
June 11, 2013
Texas Gov. Rick Perry expanded the Texas Congress' special session call to include transportation funding.
June 5, 2013
Trucks in the Dallas-Forth Worth area in Texas are going to move over and get out of the left lane in certain places on certain highways.
June 3, 2013
The Texas Transportation Commission has added more than 100 miles of highway in southern and northeastern part of the Lone Star state to the Interstate 69 system.
May 29, 2013
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is partnering with Cascade Sierra Solutions to open the region's first Freight Efficiency Outreach Center, designed to give the trucking industry education and programs to improve efficiency, save money and reduce its impact on regional air quality.
April 18, 2013
Pilot Flying J announced the opening of a Pilot Travel Center in San Antonio, located off Interstate 37 at exit 125 at 4105 Loop 1604.
April 8, 2013
Hendrickson has scheduled its next round of technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry with its 11th session of the Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute in the Dallas Forth Worth area in May.
April 3, 2013
Texas-based refrigerated carrier Continental Express has purchased the assets of Ohio company Ranger Refrigerated Express for an undisclosed amount.
March 4, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops is adding fast-fill compressed natural gas fueling capability to service Class 8 trucks at eight of its travel stops on the highways between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.
February 15, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Natalia, Texas, built from the ground up to provide a new travel stop for professional drivers and motorists.
February 4, 2013
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.
January 10, 2013
Volvo Trucks' dealer network is now even bigger in Texas. Since January 2010, work capacity has grown 32% at Volvo Trucks locations throughout Texas.
January 6, 2013
Regulations for commercial vehicle drivers are changing, in particular with regards to medical cards
December 12, 2012
The demand for truck drivers seems to be leading some unscrupulous companies to hire drivers who don't have a commercial driver's license
December 7, 2012
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
August 1, 2006
The solution is a supercorridor owned by the state but built and operated by a private company.
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