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Cross Border Trucking with Mexico – Equals US Jobs Lost

Cross Border Trucking with Mexico – Equals US Jobs Lost

May 15, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on May 6th that the Obama Administration was “very close” to announcing a plan that would resolve the cross-border trucking dispute with Mexico. What are they smoking? I can say this if it makes you think the way the D.O.T. and Obama are [...]


CVSA Strengthens CMV Uniformity, Safety at NAIC

August 26, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

Commercial Vehicle Inspectors Who Compete are Leaders in Highway Safety
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Forty-four inspectors representing nearly every jurisdiction across North America convened this year in a city known for its champions — Pittsburgh — August 17-23, 2009 to compete in the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC).

This year, Alex [...]


A survey shows Americans DONT want Mexican Trucks in the US.

August 13, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

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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Truckers fret over NAFTA “renegotiation” talk

March 14, 2008 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Is the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) dying? Both Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama have made campaign promises to “renegotiate” the 14-year-old trade agreement that generally has resulted in a boom for U.S. trucking and railroad interests.
Since NAFTA was adopted in 1994 under the first Clinton administration, it basically created open trade, free of [...]