April 9, 2014 - Industry News
A preliminary review by the Transportation Research Board indicates possible weaknesses in the Department of Transportation’s Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study. Opponents of higher limits seized on the review as evidence for their cause.
Tags: U.S. DOT, FHWA, Size and Weight, Transportation Research Board, Congress, U.S. Department of Transportation, Teamsters, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
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
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
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