Mexican Trucking Program

Transportation Department officials testified in an oversight hearing about the current Cross-Border Truck Pilot Program. This pilot… read more

Transportation Department officials testified in an oversight hearing about the current Cross-Border Truck Pilot Program. This pilot program, administered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, provides temporary operating authority to a limited number of Mexican and U.S. motor carriers for cross-border commercial operation. Senator Dorgan stated that the Senate had voted in 2007 to prohibit the use of appropriated funds for the program. Advocates for truck drivers and auto safety also testified. Sheryl McGurk testified about the 2005 accident involving a Mexican truck that killed her parents.

Senator Byron Dorgan, chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Interstate Commerce, requested the oversight hearing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
204370-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2008

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  • Mar 11, 2008 | 2:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2008 | 11:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2008 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 15, 2008 | 4:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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