FMCSA Extends HOS Waiver

FMCSA issued an extension of its Hours of Service National Emergency Declaration. This extension, which was set to expire on July 15, continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) through August 14, 2020. The waiver provides relief from the HOS requirements for commercial motor vehicle operations providing direct assistance in support of emergency relief efforts related to COVID-19 and is limited to transportation of:

FMCSA Extends HOS Waiver
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  1. Livestock and livestock feed;
  2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; and 
  3. 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. 

View the FMCSA extension here.

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