The good folks of Texas know trucks. That is why a Truck of Texas Award has national implications.

Given by the Texas Auto Writers Association at their annual Texas Truck Rodeo, the award recognizes the best vehicle in the biggest market for the statement within the United States. Ram Trucks took home several prizes. The Truck of Texas Award went to the Ram 1500, with Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas badge going to the 2013 Ram Laramie Longhorn model.

[via DFP]