Tag: cross border

Mexican Trucks not the ones smuggling drugs

Mexican trucks, especially the participants in the Cross Border Program, despite what the anti-Mexican crowd would like you to believe, are not the ones trying to smuggle drugs and people into the U.S. And interesting week in Laredo with the seizure of street drugs valued at $3.2 million dollars. A five-day span during which Customs

FMCSA defends Cross Border Program

WASHINGTON – In her first public statements on the Mexican trucking controversy, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters defended yesterday the pilot program that allows Mexican trucks to travel throughout the United States in defiance of a congressional order. U.S. officials also responded to complaints that a Mexican carrier that withdrew from the program several days

Looking back on 2007 and ahead to 2008

What a year 2007 was. The war in Iraq continued and the casualty count is now well over three thousand and for what? To allow KBR civilian contractors and others to get rich scamming the government as those who were recently indicted in Afghanistan have shown us. Blackwater security employees used Iraq as their personal

FMCSA Press Release on Cross Border Program

In accordance with the 2008 omnibus appropriations act, the U.S. Department of Transportation will not establish any new demonstration programs with Mexico. The current cross-border trucking demonstration project – established in September – will continue to operate in a manner that puts safety first, with participating Mexican carriers subject to all safety standards required by

Transportistas de Nuevo Laredo piden frenar las presiones

Transportistas de Nuevo Laredo pide al DOT de Estados Unidos frenar las presiones hacia los transfers por no saber hablar inglés NUEVO LAREDO.- Transportistas de Nuevo Laredo pide al DOT de Estados Unidos frenar las presiones hacia los transfers por no saber hablar inglés, porque advierten que podrían suspender las operaciones. “Nos habían dicho que