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ATTENTION TXDOT CUSTOMERS: Some TxDOT applications and equipment have been impacted by the worldwide CrowdStrike outage. State agencies across Texas are working closely with the Department of Information resources to restore services as quickly as possible. If you are unable to access specific TxDOT information or tools, please check back with us in a few hours. We will update this message once applications and equipment are fully restored.

Don't mess with Texas® licensing

Don’t mess with Texas® is one of the most recognized trademarks and service marks in the world. As the owner of the Don’t mess with Texas® mark, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has the duty and responsibility to safeguard the mark, its trade dress and goodwill in it.

In addition to TxDOT’s extensive use and promotion of the Don’t mess with Texas® mark for many years, TxDOT has also obtained registration of the Don’t mess with Texas® mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, for a variety of goods and services.

As a result, the Don’t mess with Texas® mark may not be used without the prior written consent of TxDOT. Please contact TxDOT to request permission or obtain a license for use. Visit the campaign website to submit a request for licensing.