March 16, 2016 - Industry News
Effective March 16, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is accepting the Mexican government standard for annual commercial vehicle inspections of Mexico-domiciled motor carriers that operate in the United States.
Tags: FMCSA, Mexico, Mexican Trucking, CVSA
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
Fourteen years later, the Mexican cross-border trucking provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement will finally be implemented.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA
October 14, 2014 - Industry News
A three-year pilot program testing the safety of cross-border trucking between the U.S. and Mexico is ending, and the Mexican truck lines that have been providing long-distance, cross-border service under that pilot program will move to normal operating status. HDT Washington Editor Oliver Patton has the details.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, Mexican Trucking, FMCSA, Regulations, NAFTA
February 16, 2014 - Industry News
Mexico’s biggest trucking association has filed a $30 billion dollar arbitration claim against the United States for refusing to fully open the country to trucks from south of the border, as called for in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA, OOIDA, Safety & Compliance, Supreme Court, Teamsters, President Obama
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has revoked the authority of one of 14 Mexico-based trucking companies it approved earlier to run in its long-haul cross-border program.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, Safety & Compliance
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
MEXICO CITY -- For some people in the United States, say "Mexican trucking company" and they envision ramshackle trucks, drivers who are reckless and fleets that don’t care about safety. A visit to one of the country's largest fleets shows a professional, safety-focused operation with a focus on drivers.
Tags: Mexico, Volvo Trucks, Cross-Border Trucking
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
On Tuesday morning, Matthew Walsh, general manager of Volvo Trucks North America in Mexico, sat down with reporters for a breakfast briefing to offer some real-world, current insights into the Mexican trucking market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mexico
November 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a request with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review a recent lower court decision upholding the federal government’s long-haul, cross-border trucking program with Mexico.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA, OOIDA, Supreme Court, Teamsters
July 26, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED- A federal appeals court upheld the Obama administration’s pilot program for long-distance trucking across the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied petitions by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the Teamsters union to declare the program illegal.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, OOIDA, Teamsters, NAFTA
June 28, 2013 - Industry News
Nearly two years after the United States and Mexico agreed to resume a long-haul cross-border pilot trucking program between the two countries, the amount of participation by Mexican operations continues increasing, but only slowly, and far from what federal officials hoped to see.
April 4, 2013 - Industry News
Two carriers based in Mexico have had their applications dismissed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to participate in the long-haul cross-border trucking program between the U.S. and its neighbor to the south.
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
Logistics security services provider FreightWatch International issued two new reports, one showing cargo theft fell in the United State from December 2012 through last February and another about a plan in Mexico to combat crime along its highways, including cargo thefts.
Tags: Security, Mexico, Mexican Trucking, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
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