US Reopens Border To Mexican Cargo Trucks

Law360, New York (July 6, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. and Mexico signed a deal Wednesday to reopen the U.S. border to Mexican commercial trucks, paving the way for Mexico to lift the retaliatory import taxes it imposed on U.S. goods amid the long-running dispute.

The memorandum of understanding finalizes a new program that will allow Mexican cargo trucks to cross into the U.S. as long as they meet a variety of safety standards and other requirements.

Among other measures, the memorandum says that trucks will have to be equipped with electronic monitoring systems,...
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