ATA Member Update: FMCSA Declarations

ATA Member Update: FMCSA Declarations A message from the American Trucking Association May 26, 2021 Dear ATA Member: Within the last hour, FMCSA announced they have extended the Emergency Declaration that was set to expire on May 31st. This extension includes the same regulatory relief for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of […]

FMCSA extends exemption for COVID-19 relief efforts

FMCSA extended its emergency exemption for commercial drivers assisting with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts through May 15 or until the national emergency has been terminated. FleetOwner Staff APR 10, 2020 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its emergency exemption for truck and bus drivers assisting with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts by another five weeks […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

411 on FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearing House

FMCSA has created a learning center for all things related to the 2020 Drug & Alcohol Clearing House.  MAIN LEARNING CENTER: FACTSHEET: REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: ZIP FOLDER OF PRINT MATERIALS: