cross-border trucking

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.

Pulse

Max Heine | May 01, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has won no trucker fans by planning to buy electronic onboard recorders for Mexican trucks.

FMCSA sends CSA warning letters to carriers

| March 15, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.

Congressman requests cross-border hearing

Jill Dunn | February 07, 2011

Congressman has asked House transportation and homeland security leaders for a hearing on plans for a trucking program with Mexico.

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