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Teamster’s frivolous lawsuit against Mexican trucks and OOIDA’s Intervention

Safe, fully inspected Mexican trucks such as this one would be allowed access to US

If anyone is wondering why nothing has been written about the Mexican truck issue, it’s for a very good reason. As the data from FMCSA has proven, it’s always been a non-issue. Since FMCSA began issuing permanent operating authority to Mexican carriers the…

Text of OOIDA Motion to Intervene in Teamsters Lawsuit against Mexican Trucks

Protest Mexican trucks at Otay mesa

Einstein had it right! Insanity, pure insanity from the penthouse executive suites in Grain Valley Missouri, headquarters to the Owner Operators Independent Drivers Association. As promised previously, we have the filing OOIDA made yesterday to intervene in the latest frivolous and baseless lawsuit…

Mexican trucks are here, and they’re here to stay! End of Story!!!

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Three months ago, the DOT Office of Inspector General released it’s final report to Congress concerning the previously completed Pilot Program which tested the mettle of Mexico carriers to operate safely and in full compliance with our laws and regulations. Despite a low…

United States to Expand Trade Opportunities with Mexico through Safe Cross-Border Trucking

Mexican truckers taking a break at the toll booths between Monterrey and Saltillo

January 9, 2015 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that Mexican motor carriers will soon be able to apply for authority to conduct long-haul, cross-border trucking services in the United States, increasing economic and export opportunities between the two countries,…

Has Rep. Peter DeFazio once again been bought by OOIDA?

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After a three year hiatus where we heard nothing from Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Or) about the Cross Border Pilot Program, despite being one of it’s most outspoken critics at the behest of his handlers at Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), it appears…

OOIDA responds to OIG Cross Border Audit

Transito doing a commercial vehicle inspection

The Owner Operators Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), whose  continued efforts to stop Mexican trucks over the past two decades has failed miserably, responded this afternoon to the findings of the Cross Border Pilot Program final audit released this morning. As usual, instead of…

Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico concludes – Participants granted Standard Operating Authority by FMCSA

Safe, fully inspected Mexican trucks such as this one would be allowed access to US

In a surprising but not unanticipated move, the FMCSA granted the 13 Mexican motor carriers who participated recently concluded Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico Standard Operating Authority meaning they can continue to conduct business in the United States beyond the commercial zones…

MCSAC meeting scheduled to discuss U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Long Haul Trucking Pilot Program

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s (MCSAC) subcommittee on the U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Long Haul Trucking Pilot Program will meet on Monday, July 28, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time…

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