cross-border trucking

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

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

| October 28, 2011

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. ...

First Mexican truck crosses border

Jill Dunn | October 24, 2011

Mexico had approved three U.S. carriers to deliver beyond its border by Oct. 21, when the first Mexican carrier crossed into Laredo, Texas.

Cross-border trucking opponents meet at border

Jill Dunn | October 19, 2011

The first Mexican carrier approved for program participation is expected to make its first delivery under the new program as early as Oct. 21.

R&L driver Sam Spradlin runs for Congress in Illinois

| September 15, 2011

Sam Spradlin (pictured), driver on a pickup-and-delivery route for R&L Carriers, is taking some time off this month, but it's no vacation. He's gathering signatures needed to file to include himself on the ballot in the ...

Breaking Free

Todd Dills | September 01, 2011

From fighting for enhanced freedom to haul in its early days to stressing smart business practices later, Overdrive has championed the owner-operator’s concerns.

FMCSA groups to discuss Mexico program

| August 28, 2011

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s advisory group and Medical Review Board will have an open meeting that will include discussions on oversight of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

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