Texas Trucking Association

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Texas Expands CDL Testing to 6 Days a Week

Texas Expands CDL Testing to 6 Days a Week A semi truck used by students while earning their commercial driver's license (CDL) parked at Truck America Training of Kentucky in Shepherdsville, Ky. The nation's trucking shortage already stands at a record 80,000. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

Texas is expanding truck driver license testing to six days a week in response to a nationwide shortage that has contributed to supply chain snarls across the economy.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
November 4, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Texas Truckers Fight Inflated Medical Costs in Litigation

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Trucking officials and tort reform advocates in Texas have introduced legislation seeking to end schemes between plaintiff attorneys and doctors under which medical costs related to truck accidents are overstated in court litigation.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 15, 2020
Government

Local Forums Key to Boosting Texas’ Middling Infrastructure, State Stakeholders Say

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Advocacy at the local level is key to rectifying Texas’s mediocre infrastructure, according to Travis Attanasio, vice president of professional affairs for the American Society of Civil Engineers in Texas.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Heed Call to Service for a Region in Distress

Harvey roads Charlie Riedel/Associated Press

Even while Hurricane Harvey lashed Houston, trucking companies navigated whatever roads were available for rescue and supply missions in response to the Texas Trucking Association’s call for volunteers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2017
Business, Government

Texas Trucking Group Visits Capitol to Educate Delegation on Industry

WASHINGTON — Texas Trucking Association members blitzed Capitol Hill, visiting 36 House offices and two on the Senate side in a single day in an effort to educate lawmakers on critical industry issues.

February 24, 2014