Computer Problems at World Trade, Colombia Causing Traffic Delays

Special to the Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS- The computer system for Mexican Customs at both World Trade Bridge and Colombia Bridge is causing traffic delays for trailers and others along Mines Road to IH-35 and to Bob Bullock Loop 20. There is no time frame for the computers to come back online. Drivers should exercise extreme caution and patience when driving in the area.

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Extended B-Trains May Be A-OK With Permit In BC
May14

Extended B-Trains May Be A-OK With Permit In BC

Today’s Trucking LANGLEY, BC.- The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) is willing to temporarily allow changes to B-train dimension limits in BC on a permit basis, the BC Trucking Association (BCTA) reports. Last year in May, the BCTA recommended the CVSE support changes to B-train dimensions as follows: a maximum overall length of 27.5 metres for B-trains (including a “moose bumper” or other front-mounted auxiliary...

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Senate Committee Unveils Six-Year Highway Funding Proposal
May14

Senate Committee Unveils Six-Year Highway Funding Proposal

HDT The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s highway bill picks up on the reforms initiated by its predecessor, MAP-21, and proposes modest funding for a six-year program. The committee calls for current funding levels plus inflation, compared to the $302 billion, four-year program proposed by the Obama administration. These are the first two of the half-dozen bills that will eventually be combined to create the next...

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Texas and Laredo Remain Low On Diesel Prices
May13

Texas and Laredo Remain Low On Diesel Prices

By: Christine Rojas LAREDO, TEXAS – Today’s lowest gas price in Laredo for diesel fueling is at the Corner Store located at 2215 S. Zapata Hwy. and San Luis. St for $3.59 per gallon. The same price can also be found at the Corner Store located at 1601 Chihuahua St. and N. Meadow. For those traveling through North Laredo, the lowest diesel price per gallon can be found at Murphy USA located at 10714 International Blvd by Bob Bullock...

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PrePass Truck Bypass Service Added To 2 Texas Weigh Stations
May08

PrePass Truck Bypass Service Added To 2 Texas Weigh Stations

FleetOwner TEXAS.- The PrePass weigh station bypass service is now operating at two new Texas weigh stations. The service, which offers e-screening and pre-clearance to commercial vehicles, is now being used at weigh stations on both the northbound and southbound of I-35, approximately five miles south of Devine, TX. Offered by HELP Inc., the non-profit public/private partnership, PrePass is also operational at three additional sites,...

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New Onboard Electronic Scale Allows Automatic Transfer Of Data
May08

New Onboard Electronic Scale Allows Automatic Transfer Of Data

Fleet Owner A new onboard scale from Air-Weigh captures every lift and download on front-end refuse loaders and downloads that information automatically to an office PC. The BinMaxx XL scale features GPS and Bluetooth technology and can be used by customers who don’t use on onboard computer. It transmits a daily lift report for each vehicle directly to a PC. The BinMaxx XL captures each bin lift location, time, and weight and saves...

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