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FMCSA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources

If you have questions or need further information on FMCSA’s COVID relief measures, please email the Agency at  

Below you will find FMCSA’s latest information, declarations, and resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For information on the COVID-19 outbreak and the federal government response, please visit:

Expansion and Extension of the Modified Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 

Federal Mask Requirement for Surface Transportation Providers

On January 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order imposing a mask requirement applicable to public transportation systems, rail, and van, bus and motorcoach service providers to mitigate the risk of COVID-19.  The CDC Order implements President Biden’s Executive Order 13998, Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel, “to save lives and allow all Americans, including the millions of people employed in the transportation industry, to travel and work safely.”


FMCSA Hours of Service National Emergency Declaration

Learn more about FMCSA’s National Emergency Declaration for CMVs delivering relief in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Limited Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency to Permit the Operation

FMCSA Guidance on Leveraging Technology to Conduct Compliance Reviews

Cross Border Transportation

   Information Regarding Local Shelter in Place and Restrictions on Movement

Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Public Health Emergency Declaration Related to Covid-19

Questions & Answers on Voluntary Revocation of Operating Authority Registration

FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Actions
Learn more about FMCSA’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

FMCSA Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the MCSAP Grant Program Expanded Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR §390.23 No. 2020-002 

State Drivers Licensing Agencies (SDLAs) 

FMCSA COVID-19 Drug & Alcohol Testing

Notice of Enforcement Discretion
FMCSA has issued a notice of agency discretion for motor carriers requesting temporary operating authority to provide direct assistance to emergency relief efforts for the COVID-19 outbreak.

State Emergency Declarations

Learn more about state issued emergency declarations for the COVID-19 outbreak.

Additional Resources

Last updated: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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