The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has won no trucker fans by planning to buy electronic onboard recorders for Mexican trucks.
Congressman said Mexico’s safety standards do not equal those of the U.S. and Mexican carriers operating beyond the border zone will hurt jobs.
Daimler had been projecting 20 percent to 25 percent growth, but could see it rise to 35 percent.
Surface transportation trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico rose 19.5 percent.
Trade with North American Free Trade Agreement countries Canada and Mexico fell 2.2 percent in December from November.
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and Canada and Mexico rose 15.5 percent in November over November 2009.
Tell us what you think the proposal for a new cross-border trucking program with Mexico would mean for owner-operators.
U.S trade officials will soon travel to Mexican to meet with the nation's officials over the matter
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