Surface transportation trade among the three countries increased 13.8 percent in September over September 2010.
FMCSA said that it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.
Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.
Projects will be expedited through permitting and environmental review processes to improve the efficiency of federal reviews.
FMCSA has received numerous inquiries from carriers about pushy attempts to sell products such as logbooks.
Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.
$2 million in emergency money goes to the Iowa Department of Transportation to reimburse the state for work done on federal-aid highways.
FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.
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