Tag: Mexico cross border trucking

Cross Border Trucking with Mexico – “It’s going to happen, There is no way to stop it”

During the scheduled meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee in Alexandria Virginia yesterday, those were the words of  Carlos Sesma, an attorney representing Mexican trucking interests before the committee. And Sesma was correct. The MCSAC is a subcommittee of the FMCSA charged with overseeing the Mexican Cross Border Pilot Program. OOIDA Executive Vice-President Todd

CATO Institute – The Pilot Program on NAFTA Long-Haul Trucking Provisions

Comments for the Federal Register FMCSA–2011–0097 by Daniel Griswold These comments were submitted on May 4, 2011. Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed restoration of long-haul cross-border trucking with Mexico in compliance with our commitments under the North American Free Trade Agreement. My name is Daniel Griswold. I’m director of the

Sen. Patty Murray holding their “feet to the fire” for resolution of Mexican truck issue

WASHINGTON — A “frustrated” Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., late Monday said she had included language in the Fiscal Year 2011 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill that calls on the Obama administration to put forward a plan that would end retaliatory tariffs on Washington state agricultural products by Oct. 1. The bill passed