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Members of Congress tell DOT to Abolish Cross Border Program with Mexico

Barack Hussein Obama opens border, defies unions, and ignores Congress on the controversial cross-border issue with Mexico. U.S. and Mexican trucks were previously authorized to cross their shared border under the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, but the U.S. … Continue reading

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We The People – Want ‘Change’

Whether it is $789 billion or one trillion or three trillion – it’s a lot of money. The Zero who is trying to look like he is in charge of this country promised if the stimulus plan passed it would … Continue reading

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DOT Says Proposal To Resolve Mexican Truck Issue In Works

TheTrucker.Com has learned and reported that the Department of Transportation has a proposal prepared to resolve the Mexican truck dispute, but will not discuss the plan with members of congress until after Novembers election. This is a very controversial issue … Continue reading

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Some States Want Heavier Truck Weight Limits

In 1956 Congress legislated maximum axle weight, gross vehicle weight, and width limits for trucks operating on Interstate highways. Congress adopted the weight limits recommended in 1946 by the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHO), now the American Association … Continue reading

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ATA – Anti Trucking Association

The ATA claims to be “The Voice of the Industry that Moves America’s Freight.” I always thought the ATA was for the truck drivers. It was not until I really started paying attention to some things that the ATA has … Continue reading

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Freight industry can’t wait for transportation measure

Congress needs to act quickly to authorize $450 billion in spending on transportation projects over the next six years in order to avoid economic gridlock. That’s the message a coalition of business and transportation groups are sending as the Sept. … Continue reading

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Trucking groups back higher weight

More than 100 associations and companies — including Kraft Foods, MillerCoors and International Paper — today, June 8, officially launched the Coalition for Transportation Productivity (www.transportationproductivity.org), urging Congress to responsibly raise the federal vehicle weight limit on U.S. interstates. CTP … Continue reading

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