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FMCSA Extends and Expand Emergency Declaration

by | Dec 17, 2020 | Blog, Pandemic News COVID19, 2020, Trucking Safety

FMCSA Extends and Expands Emergency Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Emergency Declaration related to COVID-19 is extended until February 28, 2021. In addition to the requirements and applicability outlined previously, the declaration has been expanded to include the following items:

  • Livestock and livestock feed;
  • Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosing, and treatment of COVID-19;
  • Vaccines, constituent products, and medical supplies and equipment, including ancillary supplies/kits for the administration of vaccines, related to the prevention of COVID-19;
  • 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; and
  • Food, paper products, and other groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores.