Surface transportation trade increased 15.6 percent over March 2010 to $80.8 billion.
Surface transportation trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico rose 11.8 percent.
A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.
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.
First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.
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.
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