The audit reported the agency had adequate border inspections, but more action is necessary to meet U.S. regulations and standards.
Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.
Congressman said Mexico’s safety standards do not equal those of the U.S. and Mexican carriers operating beyond the border zone will hurt jobs.
First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.
The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.
A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.
Washington state farmers urged transportation secretary to advance a cross-border trucking program with Mexico.
Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.
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