cross-border pilot program

OIG report: FMCSA’s data on Mexican carriers invalid due to lack of participants

FMCSA’s work on the program complied with Congressional requirements, the Inspector General report notes, but the program had so few Mexican carrier participants that the data produced is insufficient.

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Agency taking comment on latest Mexican carrier applicant

FMCSA has requested comment on the application of the latest — and largest so far — carrier to pass the agency's pre-screening.

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Pilot program with Mexico comes under fire in court

Federal judges heard oral arguments presented on the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico Dec. 6.

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Mexican carriers drive most in California, Texas

Participating carriers have accumulated 43,299 total miles in California and Texas since the first participating carrier crossed the border Oct. 14.

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Another Mexican carrier applies to cross-border program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will seek comment on the Pre-Authorization Safety Audit of another one-truck Mexican carrier seeking authority.

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Official: Cross-border program in trouble

The U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking pilot program may fail unless more Mexican carriers elect to join, says an FMCSA official.

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Mexico clamping down on truck weight, safety regs

Mexican officials announced plans for stricter regulations on load weight and more inspectors and scales.

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Questions arise over cross-border carrier’s paperwork

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to questions about Baja Express' application for authority.

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Mexican carrier found in violation of leasing regs

A Mexican carrier was found in violation of U.S. leasing laws pertaining to Mexican carriers, FMCSA said.

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Friday Channel 19 news round-up: Cross-border trucking; ‘driver shortage'; and the 1 on the 53 and the 99

Separate but not equal That separation could be diminishing when it comes to U.S. and Mexican tucking, now that a new pilot program for cross-border long haul is under way.  In the wake of the Oct. 21 border ceremony at Laredo, when the first Mexican truck crossed as part of the new cross-border pilot program, notes J.E. Dyer at the Hot Air Green Room website, the job-creation rhetoric so prominent in Washington these days has been revealed for ...

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