Texas

Mexican carriers’ EOBRs flag hours ‘violations’

| August 28, 2012

FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.

Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

| August 22, 2012

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

Wellness Tour to stop in Dallas

| August 15, 2012

The 2012 Rolling Strong Driver Wellness Tour will be stopping in Dallas on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The tour will stop at the Pilot Travel Center and Rolling Strong Snap Fitness Gym.

Tom Jones lives on

| August 01, 2012

We’ve been traveling the back roads of rural Texas the past couple of days. We passed a lot of abandoned strip clubs along the way.

IdleAir opens new Texas location

| June 28, 2012

IdleAir has announced the opening of its newest location at the Conoco in Baytown, Texas, at I-10 Exit 797. IdleAir is offering a Grand Opening special of only $1.25 plus tax per hour at the ...

Truckers to DOT: ‘Smartphones are winning’

| June 12, 2012

Smartphones are whipping the Department of Transportation in the battle for the attention of the motoring public, wrote Whitesboro, Texas-based Pennco Transportation driver Martin Groseclose on Overdrive’s Facebook page, in response to last week's news ...

New heights for American pride?

| May 30, 2012

Driver David Ray Thornburg took matters into his own hands, reported Steve Stoler of WFAA in Houston, when he saw a barren flagpole at a truck stop in Denton, Texas, on Memorial Day. Thornburg, a ...

Bogan case: More reasons to choose a carrier carefully

| May 30, 2012

The Bogan case may be best viewed in the context of tried-and-true advice: be smart and choosy about who you run for. You never know when you may need the boss to go to bat ...

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