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March 16, 2015

U.S. and Canada Agree to Border Pre-Clearance Deal

The U.S. and Canada have agreed to allow trucks going into the U.S. from Canada to clear customs on the Canadian side of the border, according to a report from The Buffalo News.

January 26, 2015

New Enrollment Requirements for TWIC Applicants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration announced some changes to the Transportation Worker Identification Credential card program, used by truckers and other transportation workers to access the nation’s maritime ports.

December 12, 2014

TA Partners with Homeland Security to Fight Human Trafficking

TravelCenters of America announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign which combats and raises awareness for human trafficking.

February 24, 2014

Pre-inspection Program Begins at Peace Bridge for U.S. Bound Freight

The U.S. and Canada have officially launched the second phase of the truck cargo pre-inspection pilot program at the Peace Bridge crossing between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, N.Y. in what might eventually lead to land pre-clearance for trucks at many other border crossings.

June 20, 2013

Truck Cargo Pre-inspection Pilot Started at U.S. Border Crossing

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection service has begun the first phase of a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot at the Pacific Highway crossing adjacent to Surrey, British Columbia.

June 17, 2013

Changes in the Works for Canadian Shipments to the U.S.

Today’s Trucking--There are two new changes (one official and one potential) that will both help and hinder cross-border trade between Canada and the United States, according to the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

May 31, 2013

U.S., Canada Announce Binational Border Infrastructure Plan

Officials with the United States and Canada have announced a binational border infrastructure plan to expedite traffic and freight movements between the two countries. It outlines the approach that the U.S. and Canada will take to coordinate plans for physical infrastructure upgrades at small and remote ports of entry.

May 9, 2013

GAO Slams Homeland Security Department Over TWIC Card Readers

A new Government Accountability Office report to Congress has some far from kind words about the Transportation Security Administration and biometric readers used in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, overseen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and coordinated along with the U.S. Coast Guard.

July 1, 2006

The Card Game

TSA lays out its plan for a port driver security credential.

April 1, 2006

Port Security: Scary Stuff, But Why Give Osama Ideas?

Federal report targets truckers with criminal records. Irresponsible reporting has no place here.

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