FMCSA’s Expanded National Emergency Relief




On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 , The FMCSA announced the expanded declaration for relief for commercial motor vehicle relief.


Included freight is:


  • Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.


  • Supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, including masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap and disinfectants.


  • Food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores.


  • Immediate precursor raw materials—such as paper, plastic or alcohol—that are required and to be used for the manufacture of essential items.


  • Fuel

  • Equipment, supplies and persons necessary to establish and manage temporary housing, quarantine


  • Persons designated by federal, state or local authorities for medical, isolation, or quarantine purposes


  • Persons necessary to provide other medical or emergency services.


During this period:


Drivers are not required to take a 30 minute break.

34 Hour restart is not required during this period.

Reporting of hours in a log book ELD is not required.



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