Surface transportation trade increased 15.6 percent over March 2010 to $80.8 billion.
The value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico fell 5.9 percent in April from March, but increased over the previous year.
The increase was the first over the same month of the previous year since September 2008.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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