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Are Mexico Trucks Coming to American Roads?


Mexico TruckI’m reaching the point of saturation with political topics.  It seems that at every turn there is some battle taking place within America’s politics.   So at times, I tell myself . . . no more.  Then, another piece of news breaks and it is so important and vital to our way of life, that I have to step in to the ring once again and prepare for yet another fight.

Thanks to TruckerToTrucker, we now discover that today, Sunday, August 9th, 2009 – Mr. Obama and “Mexican President Felipe Calderon will be discussing cross-border trucking at the North American Leaders Summit.” Furthermore,President Calderon will pressure President Obama to move forward with opening U.S. roads to Mexico-domiciled trucking companies and truck drivers.” You can read their post : Mexican trucks are coming – for the full story and who to contact to voice your disapproval of this issue.

As I posted on TruckertoTrucker, this guy and his administration is out to do whatever they can to destroy the livelihood of so many Americans. I have nothing against Mexico and their people.  I love the country and its culture and so forth, but millions of Americans are without work, thousands of drivers are finding it difficult to locate work, thousands more of CDL grads cannot find a driving job, after the CDL schools took their money anyway … and not to mention the safety factor involved for our nations’ travelers.  It’s all under the disguise of the NAFTA agreement, but it’s only one more way to pull America down and create more hardships for the citizens of this country.

Check out their article and you will find contact information for those to let your voices be heard that this is yet another “policy” that would be detrimental to America.

Allen Smith

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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4 Responses to Are Mexico Trucks Coming to American Roads?. - Post a Comment

  1. br

    To hell with obama, Let mex fix its own problems, Mexico is why my country is so F….up and getting worse. My great great grandpa was born in calif, this is my country. I dont migrate to other country’s I stay in my own!!!!! I dont have any problem with canada, BUILD a big and bigger wall at the border.!!!!!!

  2. jim burgess

    The reason that the American Trucker is in this situation is that we are not “UNIONIZED”. Ever since JimmY Hoffa issued the strike that prohibited trucks from making deliveries, the government and powerful cooperations have been doing everything possible to keep truckers from organizing. Most of the American work force is just one step away from poverty given the influx of illlegal immigration that the politicians have known about for decades, and the “Selling Out” of the Americam Worker
    in order to create more profit for the likes of Wal-Mart and other cooperations like them. Next time you buy a pair of tennis shoes of any famous brand look and see where it’s made. I bet the cost to produce it no matter the price is a few dollars!! Unfortunately, trucking will be going the way of other industries unless you live south of the border!!!

  3. michael

    yes sir , the hell with obama , let them dumm ass,s drive for 22 cents a mile or less , so its true what we all been saying for a long time the bigger componys want cheaper labor, the way i look at it is they all just told on themselfs, all they did was prove us all right , to the hell with them to , sell outs i hope they all burn in hell ,

  4. rick cruz

    As an american, we cannot, should not sell/or allow our way of life
    to go anyplace else. Keep it here in the USA/Made in America by

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