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FMCSA Hours of Service Compared to Other Countries

Jun
8,
2012
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By:  Allen Smith Within the last three and a half years, the U. S. trucking industry has seen the most expensive regulatory action in decades, imposing $46 billion in annual costs.  Current discussion on mandating EOBR’s on all trucks would … Continue reading

Cabotage Laws Allow Mexican Trucks Full U.S. Travel

May
19,
2011
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Many in the trucking industry continue to state that according to the cabotage laws, that trucks from Mexico will only be able to deliver their freight from Mexico to the assigned U.S. destination and can only pick up another load … Continue reading

How High Will Price of Diesel Go?

Mar
8,
2011
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On December 30th, 2010 I discussed what I considered to be the top five trucking issues to be on the lookout for in 2011. As we continue into March, there are strong indications that some are already upon us, while … Continue reading

United States Offers NAFTA Compromise to Mexico

Jan
6,
2011
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Breaking News: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 It did not take long for one of the five trucking issues to watch for in 2011 to hit the news.  Today, the Obama administration offered a proposal to allow trucks from Mexico to … Continue reading

Rules for Americans wanting to live in Mexico legally

Jun
4,
2010
1

The new immigration law in Arizona has caused quite a stir across the country, even though nearly 73% of Americans polled say they approve of the new law and would like to see a similar one in their own states.  … Continue reading

NAFTA Could Cost Drivers Two Million More Jobs

Sep
22,
2009
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Opening Mexico’s border under the NAFTA agreement could cost professional truck drivers in the U. S. as many as two million jobs.  With an estimated four million active U. S. truck drivers, that would equal cutting half of the work … Continue reading

Are Mexico Trucks Coming to American Roads?

Aug
9,
2009
4

I’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 … Continue reading

Truckers from Mexico Sue the U.S. for $6 Billion

Jun
2,
2009
1

By: Jose De Cordoba MEXICO CITY — A Mexican trade association representing more than 4,500 trucking companies is seeking $6 billion in damages from the U.S. government because of Washington’s refusal to allow Mexican trucks to carry cargo over U.S. … Continue reading

What is the Outlook for U.S. Trucking Industry?

Apr
27,
2009
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Reported by:  Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor Is the trucking industry as we know it in North America changing?  Will trucking careers slide downward and may even eventually become somewhat “obsolete?”  Many experts believe it will and are advising … Continue reading

U.S. Report Warns Truckers on Border Violence

Mar
30,
2009
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The Highway Information Sharing Analysis Center, funded by the Department of Homeland Security, issued an advisory on Friday warning “drivers and trucking companies that they could be exposed to violence from Mexico’s drug wars.”   The warning stated, “Truck drivers carry … Continue reading

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