UIIAUniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement
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If the brakes on the SSL's chassis fail, and that results in death, injury and/or property damage, the motor carrier and driver may be liable under the UIIA for the consequences, even when the cause of the incident was the failure of the foreign SSLs to maintain their chassis for highway use.
The UIIA also allows foreign-owned SSLs to charge truckers for the late return of equipment that is delayed because of conditions controlled by the SSLs.
The company also offers regional trucking over a five-state area in the Midwest and a party to the UIIA (Uniform Inter-modal Interchange Agreement) maintaining interchange agreements with most major steamship lines.