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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 23

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 23, 2020: May saw ‘significant’ improvement in U.S. trailer orders but number still 71% lower than 2019 The Trucker May net U.S. trailer orders of 3,107 units were a significant improvement from April, but net orders remain below May 2019’s level, …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 15

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 15, 2020: UPDATE – FMCSA reissues the Waiver and Extends the Enforcement Policy Regarding Expiring Driver’s Licenses and Medical Examiner’s Certificates in response to COVID-19 National Emergency Scopelitis Transportation Consulting On Monday, June 15, 2020, FMCSA extended until September 30, 2020 …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 10

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 10, 2020: FMCSA extends emergency hours-of-service waiver until July 14 Land Line The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its emergency declaration yet again. The declaration, which provides relief from hours-of-service regulations for commercial motor vehicle drivers responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 5

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 5, 2020: Truckload freight recovery picks up speed heading into June AJOT Spot truckload freight markets continued to gather momentum last week as load-to-truck ratios increased for dry van, refrigerated, and flatbed freight, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for June 3

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of June 3, 2020: FMCSA Issues Additional Waiver in Response to COVID-19 Scopelitis Transportation Consulting On June 1, FMCSA issued an additional waiver in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency to avoid a shortage of available intermodal chassis. This latest waiver allows …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for May 22

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of May 22, 2020: Carrier optimism soars as freight volume ticks upward and drivers come back to work CCJMore than 45% of fleets responding to a CCJ survey that measures the coronavirus’ impact on motor carriers said they expect to see an increase freight levels over the …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for May 21

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of May 21, 2020: How States Are Relaxing Truck Weight Rules During COVID-19 Law360 States across the country that have emergency declarations in response to COVID-19 are temporarily changing weight requirements for commercial motor vehicles. Carriers and drivers interested in providing services should …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for May 20

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of May 20, 2020: FMCSA Issues COVID-19 Related Notice on Off-site Compliance Reviews & Safety Ratings Scopelitis Transportation Consulting On May 19, 2020, FMCSA issued a notice to the public explaining that, during the COVID-19 emergency, it will issue safety ratings to motor …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for May 19

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of May 19, 2020: CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week to proceed as scheduled July 12-18 The Trucker The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2020 Operation Safe Driver Week will go on as scheduled, July 12-18, according to a May 12 statement. During the weeklong traffic-enforcement …

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COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for May 18

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of May 18, 2020: Container import roller coaster: down, up, down … up? American Shipper U.S. container imports are certainly on a wild ride. The numbers plunged after the initial coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. They briefly bounced back when delayed bookings were loaded after China came …

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