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COVID-19 emergency hours waiver extended through Aug. 14


Due to the ongoing national COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the hours of service waiver through Aug. 14 for carriers providing direct assistance in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. The exemption was previously set to expire on July 14.

The waiver covers drivers hauling livestock and livestock feed; medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; and supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation and prevention of community transmission of COVID-19 such as masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap and disinfectants.

“Direct assistance does not include routine commercial deliveries, including mixed loads with a nominal quantity of qualifying emergency relief added to obtain the benefits of this emergency declaration,” FMCSA says in the declaration.


Original article provided by:  https://www.ccjdigital.com/ccj-daily-dispatch-july-14-fmcsa-extends-some-virus-hos-waivers-ata-reports-truckings-latest-annual-revenue-stat/



Emergency Hours Waiver , FMCSA