US Nears Deal With Mexico On Cross-Border Trucking

Law360, New York (May 12, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood reportedly announced Thursday that the U.S. government was close to a final agreement that would reopen the U.S. border to Mexican commercial trucks.

The deal would end a dispute between the two countries that has resulted in Mexico imposing tariffs on American goods as long as the U.S. keeps its roads off-limits to Mexican trucks. According to a report by Dow Jones, LaHood said the final agreement would be out “very soon” and would include provisions to ensure Mexican trucks were safe...
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