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Auditor: Mexican truck safety rules still unmet

A government auditor says more work is needed to ensure the safety of Mexican trucks and buses awaiting permission to drive on U.S. roadways.
The Transportation Department’s inspector general made public its latest report on Mexican truck and bus safety Wednesday. The audit says some states are not consistently reporting traffic convictions of people driving in the U.S. [...]

Border ban angers Mexico truckers

Israel Camarillo kisses the wooden crucifix hanging from his rear view mirror, crosses himself, and edges his 18-wheeler juggernaut onto Highway 85.
He has been driving 18 hours, without a significant break, from Mexico City.
Yea, that’s what I want traveling up and down my US highways.
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A survey shows Americans DONT want Mexican Trucks in the US.

Two out of three Americans oppose allowing Mexican trucks on U.S. highways and more than half want to keep “Buy American” provisions in the federal stimulus program.
A new national survey by Rasmussen Reports shows 66 percent of those questioned oppose allowing Mexican trucks on U.S. roads.
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Canadians seize 44 pounds of cocaine at Peace Bridge

FORT ERIE, Ont.—Canadian border police seized 44 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $2.7 million, that had been concealed in a truck attempting to cross the Peace Bridge, officials announced Friday.
Ontario public safety officials described the seizure as the largest ever made in the Niagara Falls and Fort Erie section of the province.
The drugs were [...]

California: 73 Illegal Immigrants Are Found in Truck

The Border Patrol said a truck driver had been arrested at a checkpoint in California after 73 illegal immigrants from Mexico were found in the back of his rig. The agency said the 50-year-old driver from Mexico, arrested Sunday, was in custody awaiting prosecution for alien smuggling. A Border Patrol agent said that most of the 53 men [...]

Over Three Tons of Marijuana Discovered

FALFURRIAS – A single bust uncovers just over three tons of marijuana.
Agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint discovered over 6,000 pounds of the drug in a tractor-trailer.
The drugs were hidden in duffle bags behind boxed appliances. They were stacked from top to bottom in the tractor-trailer.
The marijuana has a total street value of about five [...]

Will US Trucking see Mexican Trucks in The US again

The Ban on Mexican Trucks running into the US 25 miles or more was lifted in 2007, when the US established the ‘Cross Border Demonstration Project’. In which gives the Mexican trucks rights to operate further than the 25 miles in the US.
American Truck Drivers feared the worse out of this project. They feared they [...]

3,500 pounds of marijuana found in truck

West Covina police, working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, seized about 3,500 pounds of Mexican marijuana Friday hidden in camouflaged crates in a tractor-trailer, authorities said.
The pot, with an estimated street price of more than $10 million, was discovered in an industrial area in Cerritos shortly after 8 a.m., West Covina police Lt. Paul [...]

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