Rep. Peter DeFazio

DeFazio criticizes cross-border proposal

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.

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New Cross-Border Plan

First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.

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Congressman criticizes cross-border trucking plan

Peter DeFazio questioned how the cross-border plans will comply with federal pilot program rules and cross-border trucking appropriations provisions.

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Detention time study, compensation bill filed

The legislation would require shippers and receivers to pay a fee for detention of drivers beyond the time established by USDOT.

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Letter: Rework NAFTA on Mexican trucking

78 members of Congress complained to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk about "unsafe" Mexican trucks.

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