Commercial Passenger Vehicles: Safety Inspection of Commercial Buses and Vans Entering the United States from Mexico : Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives

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Page 2 - Nafta, which was agreed to by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, contained a timetable for the phased removal of barriers for transporting international cargo.
Page 5 - The level-1 inspection is the most rigorous—a full inspection of both the driver and the vehicle. The driver inspection includes ensuring that the driver has a valid commercial driver's license, is medically qualified, and has an updated log showing the...
Page 13 - Twenty-eight (21 percent) of these vehicles were placed out of service for serious safety violations, such as inoperative brakes or air suspension problems.
Page 2 - About 22 percent of these commercial passenger vehicles were placed out of service for serious safety violations, such as steering or brake problems.
Page 2 - US commercial zones along the border (generally areas between 3 and 20 miles from the US border towns' northern limits, depending on each town's population).
Page 8 - ... under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Page 5 - FHWA'S safety regulations on commercial motor vehicles apply to, among other things, all vehicles designed to transport more than 15 passengers, including the driver, that operate within the United States.

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