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U.S. Trucking Industry Gears Up for Incoming Mexican Trucks

Aug
4,
2011
3

Under the new trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, Mexican trucks and drivers could begin hauling freight through out the lower 48 states as early as this month or by September.  The agreement, basically signed in secrecy between … Continue reading

Cabotage Laws Allow Mexican Trucks Full U.S. Travel

May
19,
2011
1

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

Mexican Trucks Controversy

Mar
18,
2011
1

It seems that trucking cannot go for any extended length of time without some kind of battle, debate or controversy in the wind.  The new hours of service proposal that was released in December of 2010 has caused many heated … Continue reading

The Disappearing American Trucker

Mar
11,
2011
5

I received the following email from a driver who will remain anonymous, providing his insight into the future of the U. S. trucking industry, based on his years of experience: “I stumbled upon your website after reading the article about … Continue reading

How High Will Price of Diesel Go?

Mar
8,
2011
0

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

World Truck Drivers Message to America: Stand Up for Your Rights

Jan
20,
2011
7

Truck drivers around the world are closely watching how new regulations are impacting the U. S. trucking industry and the driver.  More specifically, they are monitoring the actions from the American trucker.  Our internet talk radio show, Truth About Trucking … Continue reading

United States Offers NAFTA Compromise to Mexico

Jan
6,
2011
7

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

Five Trucking Issues to Watch for in 2011

Dec
30,
2010
7

By: Allen Smith As the U. S. trucking industry braces to face its biggest changes in decades, important factors could still be in the making.  The following are five major issues to watch out for in trucking 2011 : Increased … Continue reading

Outsourcing American Trucking Jobs

Jun
3,
2010
3

The high cost of doing business in the United States have caused many companies to pack up and head to Mexico or somewhere overseas.  The trend to outsource American jobs continue with the current talks underway to open the Mexican … Continue reading

NAFTA Could Cost Drivers Two Million More Jobs

Sep
22,
2009
2

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

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