US Aims To Allow Mexican Cargo Trucks Again

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 4:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. unveiled a plan Thursday to reopen its borders to Mexican cargo trucks, after a two-year-old dispute over the program led the Mexican government to impose tariffs on a bevy of American industrial and agricultural products.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood released an initial concept document that he said would be the jumping-off point for renewed negotiations with Mexico on reviving the trucking program. The proposal focuses on safety as well as on meeting U.S. obligations under the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to...
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