NAFTA_US_Mexico_Trucking_Dispute

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Unformatted text preview: Print This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, use the Reprints tool at the top of any article or visit: www.reutersreprints.com . U.S. would permit Mexico trucks in 3-year program Fri, Apr 8 2011 * GPS would be required on Mexico trucks in U.S. * Trucking firms would undergo safety, security checks By John Crawley WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - Long-haul trucks from Mexico would be allowed to operate throughout the United States for up to three years under a pilot plan aimed at reviving a politically sensitive trade program stalled for years. The U.S. Transportation Department released a proposal on Friday outlining steps Mexican trucking firms would be required to follow to gain access to American roads beyond border areas where they currently are permitted to operate. Labor groups who fear losing trucking jobs and their allies in Congress, some of who also opposed certain trade provisions, have for the better part of a decade blocked all...
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