A review of the Dept. of TransportationAis (DoT) ongoing North Amer. Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) cross-border trucking demonstration project (DP), at the conclusion of the first year of the project. This report determines whether: (1) the DP consists of a representative and adequate sample of Mexico-domiciled carriers likely to engage in cross-border operations beyond the U.S. municipalities and commercial zones on the U.S.-Mexico border; (2) DoT has established sufficient mechanisms to determine whether the DP is adversely affecting motor carrier safety; and (3) Fed. and state monitoring and enforcement activities are sufficient to ensure that participants in the DP are complying with all applicable laws and regulations. Tables.For example, the OIG report states, a...the Global Positioning System (GPS) acquired for monitoring truck movements had ... potential violations of the hours- of- service regulations and cabotage restrictions and providing a basis for FMCSA toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Status Report on NAFTA Cross-Border Trucking Demonstration Project|
|Author||:||Joseph W. Come|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-12|