Expanded Emergency Declaration

VIEW / DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration April 8, 2020 EXTENSION AND EXPANSION OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002 UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25 THE FIFTY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hereby declares that a nationwide emergency continues to exist that warrants extension […]

National Truck Driving Championships Update

Dear Professional Truck Drivers, ATA Members and State Trucking Association Executives: As our industry provides essential services throughout our great nation, most notably to the front lines in the fight against COVID-19, protecting the health, safety and well-being of our workforce is most important to us.  Today we are facing an unprecedented challenge that affects […]

List N includes products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19.

Here is a list of products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. When purchasing a product, check if its EPA registration number is included on this list. If it is, you have a match and the product can be used against SARS-CoV-2. You can find this number […]

FMCSA has reorganized online listing of COVID19 declarations and actions

Below you will find FMCSA’s latest information, declarations, and resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For information on the COVID-19 outbreak and the federal government response, please visit: Coronavirus.gov FMCSA Hours of Service National Emergency Declaration Learn more about FMCSA’s National Emergency Declaration for CMVs delivering relief in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read […]

American Trucking Association COVID-19 Hub

The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation with ramifications for the economy, interstate commerce and America’s trucking industry. Our COVID-19 Update Hub will provide members and industry stakeholders with timely, fact-based information to answer frequently asked questions and address common challenges that arise from the pandemic and national response. This page will be updated regularly with information […]

CISA Guidance Template Letter for Company Drivers

Some folks 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 type letter is NOT required anywhere, […]

FMCSA COVID-19 Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance

To help ensure the safety and well-being of everyone, while also ensuring that we continue to meet our mission, we are providing the following guidance in effect until May 30, 2020 (90 days from the date proclaimed as the beginning of the national emergency in the President’s Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus […]

Drivers could face hurdles in renewing CDL, DOT medical card

Today’s announcement includes a “Notice of Enforcement Policy” and “Waiver” regarding expiring driver’s licenses and medical examiner’s certificates – for drivers who had current credentials as of March 1 – allowing FMCSA to exercise its enforcement discretion to not take enforcement action in certain cases when a commercial learners’ permit, CDL or Medical Certificate is […]

Latest CDL Guidance from the FMCSA

Drug testing guidance focused specifically on the FMCSA regulated community was posted on the Emergency Declaration page https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/fmcsa-covid-19-drug-alcohol-testing-guidance.  In addition to discussing other matters, this guidance provides information and guidance relating to how to handle random testing when some tests are unable to be completed.

DOT&PF will blast a large rock mass on Seward Highway at MP 108, Friday, March 20

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2020 For Information: Shannon McCarthy (907) 269-0448, Shannon.McCarthy@alaska.gov DOT&PF will blast a large rock mass on Seward Highway at MP 108 Drivers asked to expect extended closure to remove fallen rock (Anchorage) – Staff with the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Seward Highway Rock Fall Mitigation project […]