FMCSA compliance

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 12

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of August 12, 2020: FMCSA Extends Emergency Declaration Scopelitis Transportation Consulting Late yesterday, FMCSA again extended its emergency declaration that was set to expire August 14, 2020. The notice extends the emergency declaration to September 14, 2020 and returns food, paper products and …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 12 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 4

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of August 4, 2020: Trucking After the Pandemic: Lessons from Homebuilders Trucks.com After an unprecedented boom, a crisis struck suddenly sparking a cascade of bankruptcies that wiped out the long-tail of small businesses that were the backbone of the industry — the same …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 4 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 30

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 30, 2020: Second-quarter GDP plunged by worst-ever 32.9% amid virus-induced shutdown CNBC The U.S. economy saw the biggest quarterly plunge in activity ever, though the plummet in the second quarter wasn’t as bad as feared. Gross domestic product from April to …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 30 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 28

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 28, 2020: Pandemic Forces Some Fleets to Furlough Drivers, but Others Have Been Quick to Hire Them Transport Topics As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, it disrupted freight demand in many segments of the economy, forcing some carriers to furlough drivers …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 28 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 21

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 21, 2020: FMCSA extends HOS emergency declaration until Aug. 14 Fleet Equipment The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is continuing the extension of Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002, which gives commercial motor vehicle drivers responding to COVID-19 relief from hours of service regulations. This extension …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 21 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 15

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 15, 2020: FMCSA Extends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Scopelitis Transportation Consulting FMCSA extended its COVID-19 Emergency Declaration exempting from 49 CFR Parts 300-399 motor carriers providing direct assistance in support of relief efforts. It is a clean extension of the Declaration currently …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 15 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 7

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 7, 2020: FMCSA to provide ‘flexibility’ for random drug testing FreightWaves Carriers struggling with their random drug and alcohol testing obligations because of the coronavirus pandemic can expect enforcement leniency from federal regulators. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 7 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 6

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 6, 2020: Canadian Border Officials Collecting Truckers’ Personal Information HDT Truckinginfo Commercial drivers crossing the border into Canada at some border checkpoints are being asked by Canadian officials to divulge personal email addresses and cell phone numbers. The requests for personal …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 6 Read More »

COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 25

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 25, 2020: Three states issue new travel restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise CDL Life Government officials in three northeastern states have issued new travel restrictions in response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. On June 24, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, …

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 25 Read More »

FMCSA Questions Ask the Expert Webinar

[Webinar] FMCSA Questions? Ask the Regulatory Expert

Have FMCSA questions? You’re not alone. A number of recent regulatory changes are impacting the trucking industry. From rule changes around hours of service (HOS) in light of COVID-19 to issues around safety and compliance, there are a number of nuances to navigate in today’s landscape. To help the industry better understand these issues, FreightWaves …

[Webinar] FMCSA Questions? Ask the Regulatory Expert Read More »

Scroll to Top