Texas

Charity event to harvest timber after major Texas wildfire

| May 18, 2012

The Logs to Lumber organization in Bastrop County, Texas, is holding the Lost Pines Log Pull charity event May 26-27 and seeks volunteer participants. The “Burned Forest Challenge” follows the Labor Day 2011 wildfires, the “largest ...

Driver posthumously named TCA Highway Angel

| May 02, 2012

The Truckload Carriers Association has learned of a professional truck driver who was killed while attempting to help an accident victim and has bestowed Highway Angel status upon the late Raul C. Perez ...

New Excargo terminal in Texas

| April 11, 2012

Excargo Services Inc. announced the opening of its new container terminal at 601 Foreman Road at Williams Drive in Orange, Texas.

NFI driver delivers third roadside baby

| April 11, 2012

I was all set this morning to write about the debate over the appropriate strategy toward dealing with fraud in the trucking industry from crooked poseur brokers and the like (tune in tomorrow for more ...

A note from Schneider on their Dallas facility

| April 04, 2012

  I received the note below just now from the folks at Schneider National. Luckily, none of the company's personnel at their Dallas-area facility were injured or killed when yesterday's tornadoes tore through, as has been ...

New health audiobook, convoy for cancer cure, Project 351 gets low

| September 30, 2011

Joe Martin, whom you'll no doubt remember as the operator behind the Truckercise DVDs I wrote about earlier in the year (Martin's pictured, right, with Alex Debogorski of Ice Road fame), announced recently that a ...

Top-listed Pilot Flying J reopens El Paso Texas, plaza

| July 25, 2011

A newly remodeled plaza center opened in El Paso, Texas, Pilot Flying J Travel Plazas said. The travel stop company was recently named to Nation’s Restaurant News' 2011 Top 100 list. The reopened plaza is located at 1301 ...

Texas governor signs natural gas bills

| July 18, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed three bills at Peterbilt Motors Co.’s plant in Denton, Texas, that support the development of natural gas initiatives in Texas, the truck maker announced. Senator Jane Nelson, Commissioner Bryan Shaw ...

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