Mexico

Business

Mexico Trucking Plan Faces Delay

The Obama administration’s contentious cross-border trucking program with Mexico could be delayed until November after a Department of Transportation audit found that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has failed to set up several procedures aimed at monitoring and inspecting trucks that would enter the United States.

September 12, 2011
Business

Teamsters Sue to Block Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Plan

The Teamsters union and Public Citizen have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Transportation seeking to block the government’s plan to allow Mexican trucks back into the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 6, 2011
Business

Arizona Truck Retrofit Ended After Mexico Money Outcry

A federally funded program that retrofitted 76 trucks in Arizona with new $1,600 catalytic converters was terminated after public uproar that some of the money was being spent on Mexican carriers.

August 15, 2011
Business

Doubts Rise on Participation in Mexico Border Pilot Plan

U.S. regulators and U.S. truckers who do business in Mexico said they are skeptical that Mexican carriers will participate in the cross-border trucking program in large numbers when the pilot project gets into full swing in the next 60 days.

July 18, 2011
Business

U.S., Mexico Set Cross-Border Trucking Agreement

Top transportation officials of the United States and Mexico last week signed an agreement that will allow Mexican trucks to carry freight beyond border commercial trade zones, which will in turn prompt Mexico to remove $2.4 billion in retaliatory tariffs it imposed on U.S. products.

July 11, 2011
Business

ATA, Farm Groups Welcome U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Trucking Agreement

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

American Trucking Associations and several agricultural organizations said they welcomed the cross-border trucking agreement signed between the United States and Mexico on Wednesday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 7, 2011
Business

U.S., Mexico Reportedly Close to Signing Cross-Border Trucking Agreement

The United States and Mexico are close to signing a formal cross-border trucking agreement and could do so as early as this month, according to a Mexican government minister, Bloomberg reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
June 14, 2011
Business

State Dept. Travel Warning Is Latest Mexico Truck Hurdle

Cross-border trucking between the United States and Mexico, already beset by political issues and road-safety concerns, faces a serious new problem in the form of a warning from the U.S. State Department.

May 23, 2011
Business

Tariffs, Safety Highlighted in Mexico Truck Remarks

Public comments on a proposal to allow Mexican longhaul trucks on U.S. highways were largely divided among those who urgently want retaliatory Mexican tariffs ended and those who fear the move would make the nation’s roads less safe and steal jobs from Americans.

May 23, 2011
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: EOBRs for Mexico, HOS & EOBR Subsidy, Bogus Letters

If FMCSA can pay for the Mexican trucks to have EOBRs, why not U.S. trucks? Our government is helping out others and yet not putting or keeping the money here in the good old United States of America.

March 28, 2011

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