Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its NAFTA partners was 8.3 percent higher in May 2012 than in May 2011.
Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.
Trade using surface transportation was 6.2 percent higher this year than last and the highest month for NAFTA trade value since 1994.
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American neighbors totaled $78.1 billion for the month.
The pilot program officially began Oct. 14 after officials granted provisional operating authority to the first Mexican carrier.
The Teamsters and Public Citizen petitioned a federal appeals court to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plans.
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.
Trade with Canada and Mexico was 15.7 percent higher in May than in May 2010.
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