Mexican Trucks Crossing Border Dangerous

Recently Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OIDA) stated "This program [full access to the US of Mexican domiciled trucking companies] will jeopardize the livelihoods of tens of thousands of U.S. based small-business truckers and professional truck drivers and undermine the standard of living for the rest of the driver community."  He

The DOT is again proposing to allow Mexican trucks full access to the US under NAFTA. The proposed Pilot Program can be found here. This was a bad idea in 2007 when I originally blogged on the subject here, and remains a bad idea today for the reasons set forth below: 

  1. Mexican companies have a proposed 3