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SANTIAGO -- The National Motor Association of Chile may ask the government to freeze the number of trucks in Chile. There are more than 160,000 trucks in operation, twice the number needed. Up to 25,000 of these may have entered the country illegally, without paying the necessary taxes or complying with environmental standards.

Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Patricio Tombolini, agreed that state intervention may be necessary, as market forces have been unable to regulate the industry. He pointed out that the government has frozen the taxi fleet at 140,000 for the last five years.
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Publication:America's Insider
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Geographic Code:3CHIL
Date:Nov 10, 2000
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