Mexico

Business

Cross-Border Pilot Revived, But Few Haulers Participated

A protracted battle about international trade negotiations appears to have ended in 2011, and for the second time in recent years, the United States agreed to grant Mexican motor carriers the right to operate beyond the 25-mile border zone.

December 19, 2011
Business

Teamsters Sue to Block Cross-Border Mexican Trucks Program

The Teamsters union has filed suit in an attempt to block the Department of Transportation from opening the U.S. border to what it termed “dangerous” Mexican trucks through DOT’s cross-border pilot program.

November 28, 2011
Business

Fifteen More Mexican Haulers Seek Authority to Deliver in U.S. Under Pilot Program

Fifteen Mexican trucking companies have applied for operating authority to make deliveries in the United States under the cross-border pilot program, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said last week.

November 14, 2011
Business

First Mexican Truck Crosses U.S. Border as Pilot Program Resumes for 3-Year Test

Mexico-based Transportes Olympic sent the first Mexican truck into the United States in more than two years this month as part of the cross-border trucking agreement between the countries, kicking off the three-year test of Mexican carriers.

October 31, 2011
Government, Business

First Mexican Truck Crosses Into U.S.

The first Mexican truck crossed the United States border Friday as part of the cross-border trucking pilot program between the countries, the Associated Press reported.

October 25, 2011
Business

U.S. Opens Mexico Border, Gives Permit to First Fleet

The United States opened its border to Mexican trucks this month for the first time in more than two years, granting Mexico-based Transportes Olympic permission to operate throughout the country as part of a cross-border pilot program.

October 24, 2011
Government, Business

U.S. Exporters, ATA Welcome Mexican Carrier’s Operating Clearance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s decision to allow a Mexico-based carrier to operate in the United States received praise from U.S. groups whose exports to Mexico will soon be free from retaliatory tariffs.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2011
Business

FMCSA Approves First Permit for Mexican Carrier

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted permission to the first Mexican carrier to operate in the United States under the two countries’ cross-border trucking program.

October 14, 2011
Business

FMCSA Set to Issue Operating Authority to Mexican Carrier

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Friday it will issue a permit for a Mexican carrier to begin operations in the U.S. under the cross-border trucking program.

October 14, 2011
Government, Business

FMCSA Rejects Challenge to Mexico Border Crossings

Allowing Mexican trucks to haul freight across the U.S. border does not pose the kind of “significant” truck-emissions issues that would require a full environmental impact study, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said.

October 11, 2011

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