Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn soon is expected to sign legislation that will allow residents to apply for driver’s licenses, regardless of immigration status.
U.S. Xpress says it is expanding its "presence and range" of its cross-border capabilities into Mexico by purchasing a 90 percent interest in Xpress Internacional.
A federal court is set to hear OOIDA's case against the cross-border pilot program Dec. 6.
U.S.-based cross-border carriers continue to operate into Mexico -- a lookback on past reporting on the program shows little progress in the U.S.-Mexican economic/political relationship.
Participating carriers have accumulated 43,299 total miles in California and Texas since the first participating carrier crossed the border Oct. 14.
"I know that if our owners and drivers stopped long enough to vote on the issues their voice would be heard." --Michael McRae, President of M&M Contractors and Specialized Carriers
The cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico needs procedural and monitoring improvement and lacks sufficient data and participation to draw safety conclusions, say DOT auditors.
FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.
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