The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted authority to one carrier and Mexico said it will remove tariffs against U.S. products.
The National Association of the Deaf submitted applications on behalf of 21 drivers seeking exemptions.
FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.
FMCSA has named first Mexican carrier expected to receive provisional operating authority, but will extend review of a second applicant.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration anticipates granting provisional authority to the first Mexican carrier in October.
Agency reported concerns it found during visits at Mexican testing centers for the equivalent of a U.S. commercial driver’s license.
A federal advisory group is accepting feedback before making recommendations for any future rulemaking.
House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor wrote Obama Administration should withdraw proposed hours-of-service rule.
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