May 31, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Transportation, Canada
May 9, 2013 - Industry News
After decades of prohibiting trucks from legally transporting hazardous materials over the Ambassador Bridge that carries traffic between the U.S. and Canada, Michigan has proposed lifting the ban.
Tags: Canada, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Cross-Border Trucking, NAFTA, Hazmat
May 1, 2013 - Industry News
A Mexican carrier, Servicio de Transporte International y Local SA de CV, is applying to be the 11th fleet to join the cross-border program.
If it is granted authority it would be the largest operation in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s pilot program.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico
April 24, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on allowing another Mexico-based carrier in the long haul cross-border pilot program.
April 19, 2013 - Industry News
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Friday morning handed down a blanket dismissal of a bid by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the Teamsters union to overturn the pilot.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA, OOIDA, Teamsters
April 15, 2013 - Industry News
While much of the volume from opponents of the long-haul cross-border trucking program between the United States and Mexico has toned down in recent months, the program is still alive on both sides of the border -- but there are also developments outside of the program.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA
The building of a second bridge connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, has moved another step closer to reality with U.S. federal approval, but opposition to the plans still exist, including in the form of lawsuits.
Tags: Ambassador Bridge, New International Trade Crossing, Canada, Michigan, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
April 5, 2013 - Industry News
The number of commercial truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico totaled 10.7 million in 2012, 3.6% more than in 2011, according to a new figures released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA
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.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
The Canadian government has announced $80 million (CAN) worth of improvements to three border crossings.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
February 22, 2013 - Industry News
More than a year after the first Mexican truck rolled into the United States under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s long-haul, cross-border pilot program, the agency has approved the tenth carrier.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, OOIDA, Teamsters, Public Citizen, Mexico, Global
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