Texas DPS to examine 100% of huge rigs at Veterans Worldwide Bridge by means of Sunday, per report

Truck drivers are reporting staggering wait instances at a south Texas border crossing after officers reportedly ordered that each single truck should be inspected by the Texas Division of Public Security (DPS).

The Border Report states that between Tuesday, Could 2, and Sunday, Could 7, Texas DPS is conducting “100% enforcement inspections” on industrial automobiles on Veterans Worldwide Bridge in Brownsville, Texas.

The report states that some truck drivers have waited as many as 24 hours to cross the bridge and that miles-long backups are happening because of the elevated inspections.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar informed Border Report, “It’s all present as a result of they can’t open the vans. They will solely examine for brakes, they will solely examine for windshield wipers and stuff. They can not open the trailers, the cargo trailers. So it’s all for present, however I assume they wish to delay to ship a message to the Mexicans.”

In April 2022, an analogous 100% truck inspection enforcement effort was performed on the Pharr-Reynosa Worldwide Bridge in Pharr, Texas in response to the Biden Administration plans to finish Title 42, a COVID-19 border restriction coverage. Officers mentioned that this three day inspection effort resulted in whole commerce losses of $1 billion and resulted in Mexican truckers forming a blockade in protest.

Title 42 is presently slated to finish Could 11, 2023.

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