Date: Jul 16, 2020
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On July 14, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) emergency exemption from certain HOS requirements expired and was not extended for most agricultural categories. Specifically, the announcement states that Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 will be extended to August 14, 2020 only for the following circumstances:

  • transport of livestock and livestock feed;
  • transport of medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; and
  • transport of 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.

Please ensure that any and all truckers or haulers are aware of the emergency exemption’s expiration.

For more information please contact Tracey Chow: tchow@wga.com or 202-704-7312

WG Staff Contact

Tracey Chow
Government Affairs Specialist
202-296-0191 x7301

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