COVID 19 information for CDL Drivers
Mar 30, 2020

FMCSA has granted a waiver to CDL and CLP holders who have experienced issues with obtaining access to DMV offices and to medical examiners, many of whom are refusing to take appointments for DOT physicals due to contamination concerns. The waiver extends the date of expiration – until June 30 – of applicable CDLs, CLPs, and non-CDL licenses of commercial drivers, as well as medical certificates that would otherwise expire between March 1 and June 30.

The waiver is can be found at this link:

For more information go to

Teamsters Emergency Declaration FMCSA Hours of Service Change Factsheet

Emergency Declaration to Suspend the Hours of Service Rule

Effective March 13, 2020, and amended on March 18, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a nationwide emergency declaration to provide regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations providing emergency relief in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.


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