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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FMCSA UPDATE 3-20-2020 PM

Two additional documents have been added to the Emergency Declarations Page https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/expanded-emergency-declaration-under-49-cfr-ss-39023-no-2020-002-relating-covid-19 Notice to State Drivers Licensing Agencies of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Policy Regarding Effect of Actions during COVID-19 Emergency (See Attached)FAQs CDL Enforcement Discretion 032020 1757 This notice sets forth the Agency’s view of various actions ...
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Update from the TN Department of Revenue

As you know we closed our doors to the general public yesterday afternoon but were allowing your offices to pick-up credentials. We were able to do this because we were going to have a limited amount of staff still in our offices, that has changed. Beginning close of business today ...
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TN EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 15

Gov. Lee signed Executive Order 15 to relieve regulatory burdens and free up the Executive Branch to more effectively respond to COVID-19 in Tennessee. This executive order works to quickly boost our health care capacity, continue important consumer protections and provide enhanced customer service to our citizens during this pandemic ...
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US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCY DECLARATION FAQ’S

Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Version 1.0 (March 19, 2020) FMCSA FAQs HOS 3-19-2020 ...
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TN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

TN Department of Revenue Motor Carrier walk-in lobby will be temporarily closing to the general public as of 4:30 this afternoon until April 12. We will still have a limited amount of staff in office working supplements submitted via TNTAP and mail. We encourage everyone to utilize TNTAP for the ...
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EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION

March 18, 2020 EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER 49 CFR § 390 ...
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FMCSA Emergency Declaration 3/13/2020

The President has declared an emergency and pursuant to 49 CFR 390.23(a)(l)(i), an emergency exists that warrants an exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted by the attached Emergency Declaration. Such emergency is in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ...
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FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Identifies Nearly 8,000 Substance Abuse Violations in First Weeks of Operation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today released data following the first weeks of operation of its Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. The information released showed that the clearinghouse has detected and identified nearly 8,000 positive substance abuse tests of commercial drivers ...
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FMCSA Publishes Final Rule on USR Fees

This final rule is effective February 13, 2020. This rule establishes reductions in the annual registration fees the States collect from motor carriers, motor private carriers of property, brokers, freight forwarders, and leasing companies for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan and Agreement for the registration years beginning in 2020 ...
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ATA Applauds Ratification of USMCA Trade Deal

ATA Applauds Ratification of USMCA Trade Deal North American Trade Pact Will Provide Boost to Trucking Industry Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations commended Congress and the Trump administration for ratification of the U.S. - Mexico - Canada Agreement, setting the stage for increased free, fair and equitable trade ...
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2019 In Review: U.S. Department of Transportation Focuses on Safety and Key Priorities for Commercial Motor Vehicles

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today recapped its 2019 achievements and key priorities for improving safety on the nation’s roadways with large trucks and buses. “Safety is always #1 at the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,” ...
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