DOT's Mexican Truck Pilot Program Emphasizes Safety

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's new three-year pilot program to reopen the U.S. border to Mexican cargo trucks lays out a three-step permitting process focused on safety concerns, according to details the agency released Monday.

The DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued its proposed plan for the program in the Federal Register, a month after the U.S. and Mexico agreed on how to resolve a two-year-old trade dispute over trucking access that led the Mexican government to impose tariffs on American industrial and agricultural products...
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