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[IWS] CRS: STATUS OF MEXICAN TRUCKS IN THE UNITED STATES: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS [3 January 2014]

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Congressional Research Service (CRS)

 

Status of Mexican Trucks in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions

John Frittelli, Specialist in Transportation Policy

January 3, 2014

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41821.pdf

[full-text, 10 pages]

 

Contents

Introduction ...................................................................................................................................... 1

How Many Mexican Trucks Are Participating in the Pilot Program? ............................................. 1

How Does the Obama Pilot Work? .................................................................................................. 2

How Does the Obama Pilot Differ from the Bush Program? .......................................................... 3

Why Grant Mexican Trucks Long-Haul Authority? ........................................................................ 4

Can U.S. Truckers Operate in Mexico? ........................................................................................... 4

What About Hauling U.S. Domestic Freight? ................................................................................. 4

Does Allowing Long-Haul Authority Improve Border Efficiency? ................................................. 5

Are Mexican Trucks Less Safe Than U.S. Trucks? ......................................................................... 6

Which Truck Driver Groups Are Opposed to Mexican Trucks? ...................................................... 7

 

Contacts

Author Contact Information............................................................................................................. 8

 

 

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