In the days
since the apparent terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, DC, beefed
up security is causing delays throughout the United States, including the borders.
Delays at the Canadian border crossings have commercial vehicles experiencing
12-14 hour waits and beefed up inspections.
the minister in charge of Customs, said Canada had taken heightened security
of its border crossings, but people and merchandise were moving between the
night it took three hours just to get from one edge of the Blue Water Bridge
to the Customs booth on the other side," says owner-operator Bob Esler,
Taylor, MI. "Trucks are being delayed 12-14 hours today. My advice would
be to have plenty of fuel, drinks and something to eat. Plan for an extended
the two countries is valued at more than C$1 billion a day.