Long-haul and drayage Mexican carriers entering the United States have generally lower out-of-service rates than their American counterparts, according to current federal data.
The cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico will continue, as a federal court has ruled against both cases filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association against the program.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program is about to get a 13th participant. Some participant trucks and drivers have been orders OOS recently.
FMCSA has granted permanent authority to half the Mexican carriers participating in its pilot program. It's also preparing for comment on a new applicant.
The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association has asked a federal court to rehear its case against the U.S. cross-border pilot trucking program with Mexico.
The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association is questioning a Mexican carrier’s application to the cross-border trucking pilot program, while other organizations are concerned over two new applicants.
Just 18 days after ruling to uphold the program, a federal court heard new arguments May 6 against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.
FMCSA has requested comment on the application of the latest — and largest so far — carrier to pass the agency's pre-screening.
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