In support of the critical need to move hazardous materials during the COVID-19 public health emergency, PHMSA is issuing hazardous materials emergency special permits to entities seeking exemptions from specific requirements within the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The special permits are necessary in helping to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, as well as for response and remediation efforts associated with the current emergency.
At this time, International Roadcheck is the only public enforcement initiative that has been postponed. Operation Safe Driver Week is still scheduled for July 12-18 and Brake Safety Week is still set for Aug. 23-29.
FMCSA has released updated drug and alcohol testing guidance for motor carriers and drivers who may be experiencing disruptions in necessary testing resources due to the COVID19 outbreak.
A Letter from the CEO and President Regarding COVID-19. - Fleetworthy Solutions
Continuity of service to our customers is our top priority. We are closely monitoring state DMV offices and other state agencies and their responses to the Coronavirus – To include but not limited to; Short-term regulatory changes, extensions, changes in hours, closures and grace periods. - Fleetworthy Solutions
Plan, prepare, and respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 - (COVID-19).
Expanded Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2020-002 (Relating to COVID-19).
Frequently Asked Questions related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration 03/19/2020.
FMCSA grants, until June 30, 2020, a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The Agency has initiated this action in response to the President’s declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
FMCSA will exercise its enforcement discretion to not take enforcement action a result of DMV and Medical Review offices closing due to COVID-19. This is a detailed page on the suggestions from FMCSA.
Acknowledges the National emergency conditions creating a need for immediate transportation of essential supplies, equipment, and persons as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks as set forth in Regional Declaration of Emergency 2020-002.
Information from CISA outlining what types of businesses and industries are considered to be "essential" and specifies transportation and logistics.
A short-list and live feed of the collected latest news and data published by the ATA.
Use this list to check with each state's Permits contact to see about what weights are allowed on what roads as it is up to them, not the federal government.
Scroll down to see a consolidated view of DMV and other restrictions, hours changes, etc.
A very comprehensive list of resources from the TCA on many different types of responses to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Relief for taxpayers affected by ongoing Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
A resource for travel centers and truckstop operators in support of COVID-19 emergency relief.
Homepage for information on the COVID-19 pandemic by the WHO.
This list of IRP suspension and extensions is said to be updated at least daily, possibly twice daily.
Excel chart reflecting the notifications IRP has sent out to date, and will continue to be updated.
Information and listing of executive orders relating to IFTA waivers and motor carriers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. List is by notice from each jurisdiction.
View consolidated information and see how motor vehicle administrations are handling driver licensing and vehicle registration.
Homepage of the AAMVA with a long catalogue of information and news relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and the industry.
Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 until further notice due to public health emergency.
DOT issues guidance on compliance with the DOT and modal drug and alcohol testing programs apply during this period of national emergency.
PHMSA decided to temporarily halt enforcement actions against shippers and carriers that are unable to comply with training requirements included in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).