Groups take aim at cross-border program in court

By CCJ Staff on

An appeals court in the District of Columbia heard oral arguments from the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and Teamsters Dec. 6 in a lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico. 

OOIDA and the Teamsters argued that U.S. truckers are held to stricter medical standards than Mexican drivers participating in the program and that Mexico does not have a system of enough quality to track the medical and safety history of drivers. 

FMCSA presented a defense, but it;s not yet available. 

For more information on the lawsuit, see CCJ sister site Overdrive‘s full report. 

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Dennis
Dennis

Our neighbors to the South need to learn to comply with LAWS!

Senor Tony
Senor Tony

You have got to be joking,you probably haven't even noticed that 12 million illegal immigrants have already vetoed any and every law. 

DOTDoctor
DOTDoctor

We really need to learn to play nice with our neighbors; both north and south. 

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