Truck Drivers Round the World

The entire world uses trucks and drivers for many types of work.  There are owner-operators, company drivers, and Independent owner-operators.  The job categories are regional, Interstate, Team, Tanker, Vocational, Drayage, and Bullrack Drivers.  Each requires special skills to carry out their particular job.  While we are acquainted with the rules and regulations of the United […]

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The Top Selling Commercial Trucks in Texas

As the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas, so it shouldn’t be surprising that bigger vehicles – namely trucks – are big sellers in the state. To say that the market for trucks in Texas is large would be an understatement, because in addition to the traditional consumer trucks, such as pickups, commercial trucks […]

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American Trucking Association Provides Recommendations to Congress on Rising Costs of Diesel

Houston Truck Deals delivers news and information on the state of the trucking industry in the Houston area, the state of Texas and national developments which affect us in the South West. Many drivers are experiencing the pain at the pumps with gas bills frequently topping $1,000 and more to fill an 18-wheeler’s fuel tank. […]

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NTSB Chairman Honors Women Drivers at the Mid-America Trucking Show

Houston Truck Deals is dedicated to bringing you the news and views on what is happening within the trucking industry. Today, we’re taking a look at NTSB lady chairperson who also holds a CDL – the first NTSB head to do so: Deborah A.P. Hersman, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, knows a lot […]

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US Consumer Spending Increases for 8 Straight Months in February 2011

Houston Truck Deals is the premier online resource for truckers and owner-operators, including providing a secure online platform for buying and selling trucking equipment. We cover the latest consumer spending data issued by the U.S. government for February 2011: Consumers increased their spending by 0.7% in February 2011, which follows on from a 0.3% increase […]

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Tackling Human Trafficking

Houston Truck Deals is the #1 Houston trucking resource on the Web and for buying and selling trucking equipment. Today, HTD puts the spotlight on the growing problem of domestic human and child sex trafficking afflicting the country and the efforts of Truckers Against Trafficking to combat the problem: The border with Mexico is a […]

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The 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention

Houston Truck Deals employs the power of the Internet to bring you the very best truck and equipment deals available online. Today, we are looking at the forthcoming 1st Annual Trucking Social Media Convention being held this October 2011 in Mississippi: Trucking and social media may not seem like the most likeliest of bed fellows, […]

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Colonel Ghadafi and Family Have Deep Links to Port of Houston

Houston Truck Deals is the premier online resource for trucks and trucking equipment in the Houston region. Today, we take a look at the close ties between the Port of Houston and the family of Colonel Ghadafi, the embattled leader of Libya. Gas prices are pushing through the $4 a gallon limit; however some pundits […]

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Houston Oil Giant ConocoPhillips Strips Non Core Assets in $17 Billion Sell Off

Houston Truck Deals is the premier source for trucking industry and business news in the Houston region. Today’s post puts Houston oil giant, ConocoPhillips, under the spotlight. The Houston oil giant, ConocoPhillips has been expanding and is one of the success stories emerging from the recessionary times. The experience of the hard recession has persuaded […]

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Major Trucking Issues for 2011

Houston Truck Deals is the premier online resource for Houston truckers looking for trucks and trailer equipment. Today’s post will take a look at the major issues facing the trucking industry in 2011. The trucking industry is leading the economy out of the recession, however just as it is one of the first industry sectors […]

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