Tag: Pilot Program

Supreme Court Denies OOIDA petition to stop Mexican Cross Border Pilot Program

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) latest attempt to shut down the successful Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico. OOIDA contended that a federal appeals court erred when it said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration could exempt Mexican and Canadian drivers from U.S. medical certification requirements. Last year

Exclusive – Why Mexican trucks are here to stay

I was listening to the radio this afternoon when the word came out that Jim Johnston had put out another of his “Calls to Action” concerning the Mexican Pilot Program. That’s right folks, OOIDA wants their sheeple to jam the phone lines to Washington telling all the Senators how they don’t want no dirty Mexican’s

Mexican demonstration project continues to move forward smoothly

It’s been about a month now since the controversial demonstration program was launched. The FMCSA, as is their right, has now approved [cref mexican-carriers-with-authority-to-operate-in-us-updated-daily 5 Mexican carriers] who have met the super strict requirements for participation in the program. These five carriers, with a total of 15 units cleared to operate in the U.S. are