FMCSA REVISES HOURS OF SERVICE RULES

FMCSA has published new Hours of Service Rules WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. “America’s truckers ...
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FMCSA Announces the Start of the Crash Preventability Determination Program

The FMCSA announces the start of the Crash Preventability Determination Program (CPDP). Under this program, if you have an eligible crash that occurred on or after August 1, 2019, you may submit a Request for Data Review (RDR) with the required police accident report and other supporting documents, photos, or ...
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Guidance For Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers When we issued the self-quarantining guidance for greater New York City residents leaving this area, it was out of an abundance of caution to help protect U.S. areas with lower levels of COVID-19 spread. In line ...
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Part 2: 03/25/2020

FMCSA just released an additional round of Emergency Declaration Frequently Asked Questions, covering important questions such as the inclusion of feed under the exemption and other products. https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/expanded-emergency-declaration-under-49-cfr-ss-39023-no-2020-002-relating-covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Part 2: 03/25/2020 Note: This guidance document does not have the force and ...
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FMCSA COVID-19 Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance

FMCSA published guidance on disruptions to drug and alcohol testing due to coronavirus. This guidance follows DOT’s department-wide guidance and provides answers to specific drug and alcohol testing questions raised by many trucking companies. The guidance is in effect until May 30, 2020. FMCSA COVID-19 DRUG AND ALCOHOL GUIDANCE ...
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CISA Guidance Template Letter for Company Drivers, Shared by ATA

A few have requested a template of a letter/notice for drivers to carry in their cabs that spells out “Truck Drivers have been designated as essential critical infrastructure workers by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency”. Be advised, the use of this or any other similar ...
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How Truckers are Keeping Shelves Stocked and Packages Delivered Amid Outbreak

The nation’s 3 million truck drivers are unsung heroes of the coronavirus crisis, working overtime to keep the critical supply chain moving. NBC’s Sam Brock reports for TODAY from Houston. Click Here to View Video ...
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Goggin Cold Haul WSMV Interview

Big Joe visits Goggin Cold Haul to see how they keep products on the road during the coronavirus pandemic. See the Interview's below with Owner Tom Hodges. Great Videos! Remember to thank a trucker!!! Our truckers keep America going!!! Part 1 Video Part 2 Video Part 3 Video ...
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TN EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 19

AN ORDER AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 15 SUSPENDING PROVISIONS OF CERTAIN STATUTES AND RULES AND TAKING OTHER NECESSARY MEASURES IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE TREATMENT AND CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19 TN EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 19 ...
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FMCSA Update 3-24-2020

Two very important documents were completed last night relating to CDLs and Medical Cards as well as a PHMSA notice relating to HM Training. Please see below for description and links. The documents are also attached for easy reference. Enforcement Notice on Expiring CDLs https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/enforcement-notice-expiring-cdls-32420 This Notice of Enforcement Policy, ...
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DOT Guidance on Compliance with Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation

March 23, 2020 This guidance document provides clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service agents on conducting DOT drug-and-alcohol testing given concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We, as a Nation, are facing an unprecedented public health emergency that is straining medical resources and altering aspects of American life, ...
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General Information Regarding TSA Enrollment Services

For HME applicants, while there is no impact to TSA adjudications, issuance of a HME on a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) will vary by State. Some driver's’ license agencies are closing, require an appointment, or are reducing hours of operations. HME applicants should check with their state for potential impacts ...
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