What's the difference between cargo insurance in the US vs Mexico?

A key consideration when it comes to insurance are the differences between carrier insurance in Mexico and in the US. When it comes to insurance in the US, the DOT (Department of Transportation) requires carriers to cover for at least 100,000 USD, while in Mexico the terms are considerably different. Carriers are only responsible for 15 Mexican minimum wages per loaded ton, which translates to around 1,250 USD for a 20 ton trailer.

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