- New App Makes Crossing to Canada Easier for Truckers
Trucking across the border just got a whole lot easier for those making their way between the U.S. and Canada. Livingston's new app Shipment Tracker streamlines the scanning and tracking process for shipments headed either direction.
- Combating Child Sex Trafficking with Truckers Against Trafficking
Today, Trucker to Trucker puts the spotlight on the efforts of Truckers Against Trafficking and their efforts to combat human trafficking and the sex trade: Truckers Against Trafficking has been established to help raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking within the United States as well as on the international arena. With long, scarcely guarded borders with Canada and even with Mexico, the opportunities for human traffickers to bring people, especially children and vulnerable women into the country is a lucrative and fairly risk-free activity for the criminals behind these schemes.
- US Not Ready for Cross Border Trucking says US Congressman
US Rep. Bob Filner, a Democrat from California, believes the US is not ready for cross border trucking operations with Mexico. He is the first politician to openly come out and say what many in the trucking industry have been thinking for some time. Finer's position contrasts sharply with Texas politicians who appear to be broadly in favor of a deal whereby Mexican carriers, currently restricted to within 25 miles of the major port destinations along the border, will be allowed to haul throughout the US.
- US-Mexico Barebones Document Issued by DOT - Job Losses and Safety at Risk
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) released what it refers to as a "barebones concept document" to act as a starting point for a cross border trucking agreement. Manufacturers and importers already praise the agreement proposals, which come two years after the Obama administration axed a pilot project established by the Bush administration.