Don’t Mess with Texas
Stevie Ray Vaughan first introduced the “Don’t mess with Texas” campaign in 1986. Twenty-seven years later, it’s still working.
Apparently, no one pays attention to the motto “Don’t Mess with Texas” — except Texans. In a nationwide survey by Business Insider, Texas was voted the “least favored state in the nation.
The iconic “Don’t Mess with Texas” campaign has a new look with red, white and blue specially designed trash cans.
Cigarette litter is an even greater danger in the Texas drought. It’s a problem the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), which manages the state’s Don’t Mess with Texas litter prevention campaign, is tackling head on.
Texas is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Don’t Mess With Texas campaign with a litter bag contest. TxDOT wants Texas residents to go online and vote for one of 10 specially designed litter bags.