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FMCSA Three-Month Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency – For States and CLP Holders Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles FMCSA grants a three-month waiver from certain regulations applicable to commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), as defined in 49 CFR 383.5, in interstate and intrastate commerce. FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the § 5191(b) coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Agency issued waivers on March 28, June 17, September 18, and December 15, 2020 providing similar relief. FMCSA 03/01/2021 05/31/2021 File
PHMSA NOTICE OF REINSTATEMENT AND EXTENSION OF ENFORCEMENT POLICY REGARDING HAND SANITIZERS PHMSA gives notice that it will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or transports hand sanitizers manufactured and packaged prior to October 31, 2020, and in accordance with the April 10, 2020 Notice of Enforcement Discretion and June 24, 2020 Extension of that Notice. This document is a temporary notice of enforcement discretion. Regulated entities may rely on this notice as a safeguard from departmental enforcement as described herein. To the extent this notice includes guidance on how regulated entities may comply with existing regulations, it does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the regulated entities in any way. This notice is effective until March 31, 2021. PHMSA 12/07/2020 03/31/2021 File
FMCSA Waiver for States Concerning Third Party CDL Skills Test Examiners In Response to the COVID-19 Emergency FMCSA waives the commercial driver's license (CDL) knowledge test examiner training requirements in 49 CFR 384.228(b)-(c) for certain third-party CDL skills test examiners. This waiver allows State authorized third party-skills test examiners who have maintained a valid CDL test examiner certification and have previously completed a CDL skills test examiner training course that satisfies the requirements of 49 CFR 384.228(d) to administer the CDL knowledge test without completing a CDL knowledge test training course. FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the March 13, 2020 declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) (Declaration of National Emergency) concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As explained in greater detail below, the Agency issued waivers on April 9, June 22, September 18, 2020, and December 15, 2020 providing the same relief. FMCSA 03/01/2021 05/31/2021 File
FMCSA ESC MSC SSC WSC Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-001 - Winter Storm... Such emergency is in response to damage and heating and other fuel shortages from severe winter storms in the Affected States. This Declaration addresses the emergency conditions creating a need for immediate transportation of persons, supplies, goods, equipment, heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil, and other fuel products, including gasoline, and provides necessary relief. Affected States and jurisdictions (Affected States) included in this Emergency Declaration are: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. FMCSA Regional Administrators 02/17/2021 03/04/2021 File
PHMSA PHMSA Notice on HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements and Social Distancing PHMSA is issuing this notice to clarify the flexibilities provided in the Hazardous Materials Regulations, regarding shipper’s certification signatures on shipping papers. These flexibilities allow compliance with the regulations while still maintaining appropriate social distancing during the Covid-19 public health emergency. For more information, see the Notice of HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements in the related documents section of this page. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 04/10/2020 Until Rescinded File
FMCSA Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency – For States, CDL Holders, CLP Holders, and Interstate Drivers Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (February 16, 2021) FMCSA permits, but does not require, States to extend the validity of commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner's permits (CLPs) and to waive the 14-day waiting period and grants other waivers from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate CDL and CLP holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the March 13, 2020 declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) and the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020 related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Agency issued similar waivers on March 24, June 15, September 18, and December 15, 2020. FMCSA 03/01/2021 05/31/2021 File
FMCSA EXPANSION AND EXTENSION OF THE MODIFIED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002 UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25 The extension of the expanded modified Emergency Declaration continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. 1. Livestock and livestock feed; 2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; 3. Vaccines constituent products, and medical supplies and equipment including ancillary supplies/kits for the administration of vaccines, related to the prevention of COVID-19; 4. 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; 5. Food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking distribution centers or stores. FMCSA 02/17/2021 05/31/2021 File
FMCSA Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency FMCSA grants a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). FMCSA 01/01/2021 02/28/2021 File

United States

FMCSA
Three-Month Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency – For States and CLP Holders Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles
FMCSA grants a three-month waiver from certain regulations applicable to commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), as defined in 49 CFR 383.5, in interstate and intrastate commerce. FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the § 5191(b) coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Agency issued waivers on March 28, June 17, September 18, and December 15, 2020 providing similar relief.
FMCSA
03/01/2021
05/31/2021
File
02/18/2021 15:07:31
PHMSA
NOTICE OF REINSTATEMENT AND EXTENSION OF ENFORCEMENT POLICY REGARDING HAND SANITIZERS
PHMSA gives notice that it will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or transports hand sanitizers manufactured and packaged prior to October 31, 2020, and in accordance with the April 10, 2020 Notice of Enforcement Discretion and June 24, 2020 Extension of that Notice. This document is a temporary notice of enforcement discretion. Regulated entities may rely on this notice as a safeguard from departmental enforcement as described herein. To the extent this notice includes guidance on how regulated entities may comply with existing regulations, it does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the regulated entities in any way. This notice is effective until March 31, 2021.
PHMSA
12/07/2020
03/31/2021
File
01/27/2021 19:56:26
FMCSA
Waiver for States Concerning Third Party CDL Skills Test Examiners In Response to the COVID-19 Emergency
FMCSA waives the commercial driver's license (CDL) knowledge test examiner training requirements in 49 CFR 384.228(b)-(c) for certain third-party CDL skills test examiners. This waiver allows State authorized third party-skills test examiners who have maintained a valid CDL test examiner certification and have previously completed a CDL skills test examiner training course that satisfies the requirements of 49 CFR 384.228(d) to administer the CDL knowledge test without completing a CDL knowledge test training course. FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the March 13, 2020 declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) (Declaration of National Emergency) concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As explained in greater detail below, the Agency issued waivers on April 9, June 22, September 18, 2020, and December 15, 2020 providing the same relief.
FMCSA
03/01/2021
05/31/2021
File
02/18/2021 15:05:13
FMCSA
ESC MSC SSC WSC Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-001 - Winter Storm...
Such emergency is in response to damage and heating and other fuel shortages from severe winter storms in the Affected States. This Declaration addresses the emergency conditions creating a need for immediate transportation of persons, supplies, goods, equipment, heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil, and other fuel products, including gasoline, and provides necessary relief. Affected States and jurisdictions (Affected States) included in this Emergency Declaration are: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
FMCSA Regional Administrators
02/17/2021
03/04/2021
File
02/18/2021 14:35:06
PHMSA
PHMSA Notice on HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements and Social Distancing
PHMSA is issuing this notice to clarify the flexibilities provided in the Hazardous Materials Regulations, regarding shipper’s certification signatures on shipping papers. These flexibilities allow compliance with the regulations while still maintaining appropriate social distancing during the Covid-19 public health emergency. For more information, see the Notice of HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements in the related documents section of this page.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
04/10/2020
Until Rescinded
File
04/29/2020 18:17:31
FMCSA
Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency – For States, CDL Holders, CLP Holders, and Interstate Drivers Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (February 16, 2021)
FMCSA permits, but does not require, States to extend the validity of commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner's permits (CLPs) and to waive the 14-day waiting period and grants other waivers from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate CDL and CLP holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). FMCSA has initiated this action in response to the March 13, 2020 declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) and the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020 related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Agency issued similar waivers on March 24, June 15, September 18, and December 15, 2020.
FMCSA
03/01/2021
05/31/2021
File
02/18/2021 15:02:42
FMCSA
EXPANSION AND EXTENSION OF THE MODIFIED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002 UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25
The extension of the expanded modified Emergency Declaration continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. 1. Livestock and livestock feed; 2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; 3. Vaccines constituent products, and medical supplies and equipment including ancillary supplies/kits for the administration of vaccines, related to the prevention of COVID-19; 4. 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; 5. Food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking distribution centers or stores.
FMCSA
02/17/2021
05/31/2021
File
02/15/2021 15:56:23
FMCSA
Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency
FMCSA grants a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).
FMCSA
01/01/2021
02/28/2021
File
12/22/2020 01:32:22

Alabama

Misc Transportation of Emergency Equipment and Supplies Exemption for oversize loads during the Covid-19 Pandemic. State of Alabama 03/20/2020 Until Rescinded File

Alabama

Misc
Transportation of Emergency Equipment and Supplies
Exemption for oversize loads during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
State of Alabama
03/20/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/01/2020 02:56:31

Arizona

FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration The State of Arizona recognizes FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-001 providing winter storm relief to affected states. FMCSA 02/20/2021 03/04/2021 File

Arizona

FMCSA
Regional Emergency Declaration
The State of Arizona recognizes FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration 2021-001 providing winter storm relief to affected states.
FMCSA
02/20/2021
03/04/2021
File
02/20/2021 02:18:18

Arkansas

Misc Executive Order 20-43 This Order requires The Secretary of Health to issue a directive requiring every person in Arkansas to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth under certain conditions. This order also contains a list of exemptions and penalties for non-compliance. Governor Asa Hutchinson 07/20/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Executive Order 20-53 Executive Order to Renew the Disaster and Public Health Emergency to Mitigate the Spread and Impact of COVID-19 Governor Asa Hutchinson 12/29/2020 02/27/2021 File

Arkansas

Misc
Executive Order 20-43
This Order requires The Secretary of Health to issue a directive requiring every person in Arkansas to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth under certain conditions. This order also contains a list of exemptions and penalties for non-compliance.
Governor Asa Hutchinson
07/20/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/31/2020 01:46:13
Misc
Executive Order 20-53
Executive Order to Renew the Disaster and Public Health Emergency to Mitigate the Spread and Impact of COVID-19
Governor Asa Hutchinson
12/29/2020
02/27/2021
File
01/19/2021 19:38:18

California

DOT Temporary Extension of Expiring Annual Permits Caltrans Office of Commercial Vehicle Operations has extend the expiation period of annual permits. Annual permits are now valid until March 31, 2021. California Department of Transportation 12/30/2020 03/31/2021 File
DMV, IRP Temporary IRP registrations California is issuing valid temporary (30-day) registrations and correspondence letters due to a system problem for IRP carriers. California Department of Motor Vehicles 01/07/2021 03/01/2021
DMV DMV Press Release - December 31, 2020 DMV extends expiring commercial driver licenses through February 28, 2021. California Department of Motor Vehicles 12/31/2020 03/01/2021
FMCSA Executive Order N-31-20 Hours of Service relief for those transporting medical supplies and equipment related to testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation, and the prevention of community transmission of COVID-19; and other items specified within the order. Governor of California 03/17/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV DMV Press Release - August 4, 2020 The California Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering commercial driver’s license renewals online. California Department of Motor Vehicles 08/04/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV, FMCSA Executive Order N-71-20 Waives in-person transactions requirements at California DMV branch offices for renewals of driver's licenses and id card until further notice. Maintains consistency with the FMCSA's "Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency" issued on March 24, 2020. Office of the Governor of California 06/30/2020 Until Rescinded File

California

DOT
Temporary Extension of Expiring Annual Permits
Caltrans Office of Commercial Vehicle Operations has extend the expiation period of annual permits. Annual permits are now valid until March 31, 2021.
California Department of Transportation
12/30/2020
03/31/2021
File
12/30/2020 19:57:26
DMV, IRP
Temporary IRP registrations
California is issuing valid temporary (30-day) registrations and correspondence letters due to a system problem for IRP carriers.
California Department of Motor Vehicles
01/07/2021
03/01/2021
01/07/2021 21:46:49
DMV
DMV Press Release - December 31, 2020
DMV extends expiring commercial driver licenses through February 28, 2021.
California Department of Motor Vehicles
12/31/2020
03/01/2021
12/31/2020 21:52:36
FMCSA
Executive Order N-31-20
Hours of Service relief for those transporting medical supplies and equipment related to testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation, and the prevention of community transmission of COVID-19; and other items specified within the order.
Governor of California
03/17/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/08/2021 19:49:21
DMV
DMV Press Release - August 4, 2020
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering commercial driver’s license renewals online.
California Department of Motor Vehicles
08/04/2020
Until Rescinded
File
08/04/2020 20:26:18
DMV, FMCSA
Executive Order N-71-20
Waives in-person transactions requirements at California DMV branch offices for renewals of driver's licenses and id card until further notice. Maintains consistency with the FMCSA's "Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency" issued on March 24, 2020.
Office of the Governor of California
06/30/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/16/2020 22:06:27

Colorado

DOT Executive order D 2020 011 Ordering the Temporary Suspension of Certain Regulatory Statutes Due to the Presence of COVID-19 CDOT issued an exemption that will allow all tractor-trailer combinations to operate on all state roads and the interstates at 85,000 pounds gross weight. This waiver on weights shall remain in effect for the duration for the declared emergency, as per Governor Polis, unless further declarations are made in writing or are rescinded. Colorado Department of Transportation, Governor Jared Polis 03/20/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV, FMCSA Commercial Driver License (CDL) Impact during Office Closure The division of Motor Vehicles has identified 406 CDL holders with a hazmat endorsement who have licenses set to expire during the office closure. The Division of Motor Vehicles has extended the date of expiration for those credentials by 60 days. In addition, 872 drivers with a CLP are set to expire during the office closure. The Division of Motor Vehicles has extended the date of expiration for those CLPs by 60 days. All other CDL holders are encouraged to renew their licenses online at myDMV.colorado.gov. Colorado Department of Revenue in association with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 03/18/2020 Until Rescinded File

Colorado

DOT
Executive order D 2020 011 Ordering the Temporary Suspension of Certain Regulatory Statutes Due to the Presence of COVID-19
CDOT issued an exemption that will allow all tractor-trailer combinations to operate on all state roads and the interstates at 85,000 pounds gross weight. This waiver on weights shall remain in effect for the duration for the declared emergency, as per Governor Polis, unless further declarations are made in writing or are rescinded.
Colorado Department of Transportation, Governor Jared Polis
03/20/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/06/2020 07:19:31
DMV, FMCSA
Commercial Driver License (CDL) Impact during Office Closure
The division of Motor Vehicles has identified 406 CDL holders with a hazmat endorsement who have licenses set to expire during the office closure. The Division of Motor Vehicles has extended the date of expiration for those credentials by 60 days. In addition, 872 drivers with a CLP are set to expire during the office closure. The Division of Motor Vehicles has extended the date of expiration for those CLPs by 60 days. All other CDL holders are encouraged to renew their licenses online at myDMV.colorado.gov.
Colorado Department of Revenue in association with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
03/18/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/06/2020 07:12:51

District of Columbia

FMCSA EXPANSION AND EXTENSION OF THE MODIFIED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002 UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25 The extension of the expanded modified Emergency Declaration continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. 1. Livestock and livestock feed; 2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; 3. Vaccines constituent products, and medical supplies and equipment including ancillary supplies/kits for the administration of vaccines, related to the prevention of COVID-19; 4. 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; 5. Food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking distribution centers or stores. FMCSA 02/17/2021 05/31/2021 File

District of Columbia

FMCSA
EXPANSION AND EXTENSION OF THE MODIFIED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002 UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25
The extension of the expanded modified Emergency Declaration continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. 1. Livestock and livestock feed; 2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19; 3. Vaccines constituent products, and medical supplies and equipment including ancillary supplies/kits for the administration of vaccines, related to the prevention of COVID-19; 4. 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; 5. Food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking distribution centers or stores.
FMCSA
02/17/2021
05/31/2021
File
02/15/2021 15:56:23

Florida

Misc Executive Order 21-10 Hurricane Sally - This Executive Order from the State of Florida Office of the Governor extends Executive Order 20-224, 20-248 and 20-279 as it relates to Hurricane Sally State of Florida Executive Office of the Governor 01/11/2021 Until Rescinded File
DMV CDL and Medical Card Waiver COVID-19 - The FMCSA has extended Waivers in response to the COVID-19 National Emergency for States, CDL Holders, and Interstate Drivers operating Commercial Motor Vehicles. Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 12/22/2020 02/28/2021 File

Florida

Misc
Executive Order 21-10
Hurricane Sally - This Executive Order from the State of Florida Office of the Governor extends Executive Order 20-224, 20-248 and 20-279 as it relates to Hurricane Sally
State of Florida Executive Office of the Governor
01/11/2021
Until Rescinded
File
01/22/2021 16:21:09
DMV
CDL and Medical Card Waiver
COVID-19 - The FMCSA has extended Waivers in response to the COVID-19 National Emergency for States, CDL Holders, and Interstate Drivers operating Commercial Motor Vehicles.
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
12/22/2020
02/28/2021
File
01/21/2021 18:51:37

Georgia

Misc Georgia Executive Order 3.14.20.01 (COVID-19) - FMCSR Part 395 The Governor’s Executive Order provides regulatory relief for qualifying commercial motor vehicles transporting medical goods and other emergency related material in support of COVID-19 efforts. Regulatory relief includes Part 395 outlined by Executive Order 3.14.20.01. Georgia size & weight regulatory relief for qualifying commercial motor vehicles found in Executive Order 3.14.20.01 have been terminated per Executive Order 10.15.20.02. State of Georgia 03/14/2020 03/08/2021 File

Georgia

Misc
Georgia Executive Order 3.14.20.01 (COVID-19) - FMCSR Part 395
The Governor’s Executive Order provides regulatory relief for qualifying commercial motor vehicles transporting medical goods and other emergency related material in support of COVID-19 efforts. Regulatory relief includes Part 395 outlined by Executive Order 3.14.20.01. Georgia size & weight regulatory relief for qualifying commercial motor vehicles found in Executive Order 3.14.20.01 have been terminated per Executive Order 10.15.20.02.
State of Georgia
03/14/2020
03/08/2021
File
02/05/2021 18:47:43

Iowa

DOT Assistant Chief Motor Vehicle Enforcement Public Health Proclamation related to covid relief. HOS for intrastate, 321E Size and 90,000 non interstate roads on 5 axle semi when related to covid or AG. Tom Bruun 02/06/2021 03/07/2021 File
DOT Assistant Chief Motor Vehicle Enforcement HOS for propane transportation Tom Bruun 02/13/2021 03/15/2021 File

Iowa

DOT
Assistant Chief Motor Vehicle Enforcement
Public Health Proclamation related to covid relief. HOS for intrastate, 321E Size and 90,000 non interstate roads on 5 axle semi when related to covid or AG.
Tom Bruun
02/06/2021
03/07/2021
File
02/06/2021 00:38:52
DOT
Assistant Chief Motor Vehicle Enforcement
HOS for propane transportation
Tom Bruun
02/13/2021
03/15/2021
File
02/14/2021 20:50:57

Kansas

Misc Executive Order No. 20-68 This executive order governs mask use and exemptions throughout Kansas. State of Kansas Governor 11/25/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-72 Extending conditional and temporary relief from certain motor carrier rules and regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Temporary suspension of KCC licensing, certification, and permitting rules and regulations. Temporary suspension of KDOR registration and fuel tax permits. Kansas Office of the Governor 12/31/2020 Until Rescinded File
DOT, IRP EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-55 Kansas has extended the renewal deadline for IRP vehicle registrations, temporary 60-day permits issued after January 1, 2020, and driver's licenses that expired beginning on March 12, 2020 until 60 days of the expiration of Executive Order 20-12. Law enforcement are encouraged to use discretion when deciding to enforce laws pertaining to expired credentials. Kansas Office of the Governor 07/08/2020 Until Rescinded File

Kansas

Misc
Executive Order No. 20-68
This executive order governs mask use and exemptions throughout Kansas.
State of Kansas Governor
11/25/2020
Until Rescinded
File
11/19/2020 18:18:10
Misc
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-72
Extending conditional and temporary relief from certain motor carrier rules and regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Temporary suspension of KCC licensing, certification, and permitting rules and regulations. Temporary suspension of KDOR registration and fuel tax permits.
Kansas Office of the Governor
12/31/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/05/2021 16:38:11
DOT, IRP
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-55
Kansas has extended the renewal deadline for IRP vehicle registrations, temporary 60-day permits issued after January 1, 2020, and driver's licenses that expired beginning on March 12, 2020 until 60 days of the expiration of Executive Order 20-12. Law enforcement are encouraged to use discretion when deciding to enforce laws pertaining to expired credentials.
Kansas Office of the Governor
07/08/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/28/2020 15:53:12

Louisiana

Misc Proclamation Number 20 JBE 2021 State of Emergency Declaration Due to Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding and Winter Ice Storm Governor of Louisiana 02/11/2021 03/12/2021 File
FMCSA Proclamation Number 18 JBE 2021 Hours of Service exemptions for drivers hauling COVID-19 related supplies. Governor of Louisiana 02/11/2021 03/03/2021 File

Louisiana

Misc
Proclamation Number 20 JBE 2021
State of Emergency Declaration Due to Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding and Winter Ice Storm
Governor of Louisiana
02/11/2021
03/12/2021
File
02/15/2021 20:17:06
FMCSA
Proclamation Number 18 JBE 2021
Hours of Service exemptions for drivers hauling COVID-19 related supplies.
Governor of Louisiana
02/11/2021
03/03/2021
File
02/15/2021 20:12:31

Maine

Misc Executive Order 55 Restrictions on certain gatherings State Of Maine 05/29/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Proclamation of State of Civil Emergency To Further Protect Public Health Authorizes the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services to exercise emergency powers State Of Maine 03/15/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Proclamation extending Maine’s state of civil emergency (until Jan 21, 2021) Extension of Maine’s State of Civil Emergency State Of Maine 11/24/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV LE Guidance on EO 15 Oct 2020 Expired vehicle registrations must be registered following the schedule below Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles 10/19/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV, Misc Guidance on the NEW Temporary Registration Letter Governor signed amended Executive Order #53-A mandating that vehicles required to be registered in this State after purchase or transfer of ownership, or for which a registration expires or has expired, be registered in accordance with deadlines established by the registering municipality. In short, if a municipality or Bureau of Motor Vehicle Office are open and able to register vehicles, the registrant must do so immediately. If an owner’s municipality is not open for business, then the registration requirement remains extended. Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles 05/27/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV, Misc Order Extending Compliance Dates Under Certain Motor Vehicle Laws Maine driver’s licenses and State IDs that expired during the emergency period are extended until 30 days after the end of the civil emergency. Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles 03/15/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV Vehicle Registrations EO15 FY20_21 Expired Registration Timeline Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles 10/19/2020 Until Rescinded File
DMV, Misc Executive Order 53-A Delay registrations of vehicles, if the municipality is NOT accepting payments through Rapid Renewal, by mail, by telephone, or in the municipal office the notice below of March 20, 2020 still stands. State Of Maine 03/20/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Proclamation to Renew the State of Civil Emergency Governor Janet Mills issued an Executive Order requiring large retail businesses, restaurants, outdoor bars, tasting rooms, and lodging establishments in Maine’s more populous cities and coastal counties to enforce the State’s face covering requirement. Governor Mills also extended the State of Civil Emergency for thirty days through August 6, 2020 State Of Maine 07/08/2020 Until Rescinded File

Maine

Misc
Executive Order 55
Restrictions on certain gatherings
State Of Maine
05/29/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/04/2021 20:46:17
Misc
Proclamation of State of Civil Emergency To Further Protect Public Health
Authorizes the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services to exercise emergency powers
State Of Maine
03/15/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/21/2020 19:57:20
Misc
Proclamation extending Maine’s state of civil emergency (until Jan 21, 2021)
Extension of Maine’s State of Civil Emergency
State Of Maine
11/24/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/04/2021 21:10:51
DMV
LE Guidance on EO 15 Oct 2020
Expired vehicle registrations must be registered following the schedule below
Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles
10/19/2020
Until Rescinded
File
11/17/2020 18:16:20
DMV, Misc
Guidance on the NEW Temporary Registration Letter
Governor signed amended Executive Order #53-A mandating that vehicles required to be registered in this State after purchase or transfer of ownership, or for which a registration expires or has expired, be registered in accordance with deadlines established by the registering municipality. In short, if a municipality or Bureau of Motor Vehicle Office are open and able to register vehicles, the registrant must do so immediately. If an owner’s municipality is not open for business, then the registration requirement remains extended.
Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles
05/27/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/21/2020 19:27:12
DMV, Misc
Order Extending Compliance Dates Under Certain Motor Vehicle Laws
Maine driver’s licenses and State IDs that expired during the emergency period are extended until 30 days after the end of the civil emergency.
Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles
03/15/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/21/2020 19:35:13
DMV
Vehicle Registrations EO15 FY20_21
Expired Registration Timeline
Department of the Secretary of State Bureau of Motor Vehicles
10/19/2020
Until Rescinded
File
11/17/2020 18:21:29
DMV, Misc
Executive Order 53-A
Delay registrations of vehicles, if the municipality is NOT accepting payments through Rapid Renewal, by mail, by telephone, or in the municipal office the notice below of March 20, 2020 still stands.
State Of Maine
03/20/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/21/2020 19:22:06
Misc
Proclamation to Renew the State of Civil Emergency
Governor Janet Mills issued an Executive Order requiring large retail businesses, restaurants, outdoor bars, tasting rooms, and lodging establishments in Maine’s more populous cities and coastal counties to enforce the State’s face covering requirement. Governor Mills also extended the State of Civil Emergency for thirty days through August 6, 2020
State Of Maine
07/08/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/04/2021 21:18:21

Maryland

FHWA, FMCSA Executive Orders for Motor Carrier Transportation engaged in COVID19 relief efforts IMPORTANT MESSAGE: The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has advised that increased weight limits allowed under the Stafford Act will expire July 11, 2020. Increased weight for COVID-19 related cargo will therefore revert back to regular statutory weight limits at 12:01 A.M. on Sunday July 12, 2020. Relief from certain Motor Carrier Regulations 49 CFR 390-399 remain in effect. Extension of legal time requirements for expiring drivers licenses and vehicle registrations to a date 30 days beyond termination of the state of emergency. Maryland 07/10/2020 Until Rescinded

Maryland

FHWA, FMCSA
Executive Orders for Motor Carrier Transportation engaged in COVID19 relief efforts
IMPORTANT MESSAGE: The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has advised that increased weight limits allowed under the Stafford Act will expire July 11, 2020. Increased weight for COVID-19 related cargo will therefore revert back to regular statutory weight limits at 12:01 A.M. on Sunday July 12, 2020. Relief from certain Motor Carrier Regulations 49 CFR 390-399 remain in effect. Extension of legal time requirements for expiring drivers licenses and vehicle registrations to a date 30 days beyond termination of the state of emergency.
Maryland
07/10/2020
Until Rescinded
07/10/2020 17:09:58

Michigan

Misc Extended Expiration of Licenses and Registrations In December 2020, Governor Whitmer signed House Bill 5735 and Senate Bills 73, 74, and 75 into law. The bills extend the expiration of licenses and registrations issued by the Michigan Secretary of State (SOS). • Operator licenses, chauffeur licenses, commercial driver licenses, personal identification cards, and all learner permits that were issued by the SOS and that expired on or after March 1, 2020, are valid until March 31, 2021. • All registration plates that were issued by the SOS, including commercial vehicle and trailer plates, and that expired on or after March 1, 2020, are valid until March 31, 2021. • A properly assigned title or signed lease agreement from any person other than a dealer is considered proof of registration of the vehicle or trailer until March 31, 2021. Michigan Legislature 01/06/2021 03/31/2021 File

Michigan

Misc
Extended Expiration of Licenses and Registrations
In December 2020, Governor Whitmer signed House Bill 5735 and Senate Bills 73, 74, and 75 into law. The bills extend the expiration of licenses and registrations issued by the Michigan Secretary of State (SOS). • Operator licenses, chauffeur licenses, commercial driver licenses, personal identification cards, and all learner permits that were issued by the SOS and that expired on or after March 1, 2020, are valid until March 31, 2021. • All registration plates that were issued by the SOS, including commercial vehicle and trailer plates, and that expired on or after March 1, 2020, are valid until March 31, 2021. • A properly assigned title or signed lease agreement from any person other than a dealer is considered proof of registration of the vehicle or trailer until March 31, 2021.
Michigan Legislature
01/06/2021
03/31/2021
File
01/06/2021 18:07:28

Montana

Misc Executive Order 4-2021 Energy Emergency Suspend HOS as they apply to drivers of CMV's transporting propane, heating oil, and diesel fuel. Governor of Montana 02/12/2021 03/14/2021 File
Misc Directive 2-12-2021 Implementing Executive Order 2-2021 General masking not required, unless at the local level. Motor carrier relief from HOS when providing relief. Weight limits increased for those providing relief. Governor of Montana 02/16/2021 Until Rescinded File
Misc Executive Order 2-2021 Establishing State of Emergency in Montana Declaration that a statewide emergency running concurrent to the emergency declaration of the President of the United States exists. Governor of Montana 01/13/2021 Until Rescinded File

Montana

Misc
Executive Order 4-2021 Energy Emergency
Suspend HOS as they apply to drivers of CMV's transporting propane, heating oil, and diesel fuel.
Governor of Montana
02/12/2021
03/14/2021
File
02/16/2021 20:14:55
Misc
Directive 2-12-2021 Implementing Executive Order 2-2021
General masking not required, unless at the local level. Motor carrier relief from HOS when providing relief. Weight limits increased for those providing relief.
Governor of Montana
02/16/2021
Until Rescinded
File
02/16/2021 20:11:06
Misc
Executive Order 2-2021 Establishing State of Emergency in Montana
Declaration that a statewide emergency running concurrent to the emergency declaration of the President of the United States exists.
Governor of Montana
01/13/2021
Until Rescinded
File
02/16/2021 20:05:24

Nebraska

Misc Executive Order 20-21 Extension of Executive Order 20-01 State Of Nebraska 05/01/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Phase 3 of Directed Health Measures Phase 3 of Directed Health measures lifts most restrictions for service industries, allows sporting events, and allows many gatherings to resume. State Of Nebraska 06/22/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Executive Order 20-01 Executive Order providing relief to qualified commercial motor vehicles from FMCSRs 390-399 as well as weight and length exemptions when in direct response to COVID-19. Originally set to expire, extended by EO 20-21. State Of Nebraska 03/13/2020 Until Rescinded File
FMCSA Fuel Transportation Emergency Part 395 Exemption for transportation of fuels State Of Nebraska 02/16/2021 02/19/2021 File

Nebraska

Misc
Executive Order 20-21
Extension of Executive Order 20-01
State Of Nebraska
05/01/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/01/2020 16:39:01
Misc
Phase 3 of Directed Health Measures
Phase 3 of Directed Health measures lifts most restrictions for service industries, allows sporting events, and allows many gatherings to resume.
State Of Nebraska
06/22/2020
Until Rescinded
File
01/04/2021 14:37:05
Misc
Executive Order 20-01
Executive Order providing relief to qualified commercial motor vehicles from FMCSRs 390-399 as well as weight and length exemptions when in direct response to COVID-19. Originally set to expire, extended by EO 20-21.
State Of Nebraska
03/13/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/04/2020 14:08:00
FMCSA
Fuel Transportation Emergency
Part 395 Exemption for transportation of fuels
State Of Nebraska
02/16/2021
02/19/2021
File
02/18/2021 16:10:12

New Hampshire

FMCSA Governor New Hampshire has issued and Executive Order that runs concurrently with FMCSA's Emergency Declaration until it is waived or expired. This order suspends all FMCSA Regulations that have been adopted by the State of New Hampshire, for all interstate and intrastate motor carriers, who are transporting goods in direct relief of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Christopher Sununu 03/27/2020 Until Rescinded File

New Hampshire

FMCSA
Governor
New Hampshire has issued and Executive Order that runs concurrently with FMCSA's Emergency Declaration until it is waived or expired. This order suspends all FMCSA Regulations that have been adopted by the State of New Hampshire, for all interstate and intrastate motor carriers, who are transporting goods in direct relief of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Christopher Sununu
03/27/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/01/2020 14:39:45

New York

DOT 820.6 Statewide Waiver Hours of Service The Order harmonizes the intrastate hours of service regulations with the Fmcsa changes effective 9/29. NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security 09/29/2020 Until Rescinded File
DOT HOS Waiver for Certain Fuel Haulers HOS Waiver for Certain Fuel Haulers NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security 02/16/2021 03/01/2021 File
DOT Extension of HOS exemptions for Certain Fuel Haulers Extension of HOS exemptions for Certain Fuel Haulers NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security 02/09/2021 02/16/2021 File
DOT COVID-Related Expiration Dates for Driver Licenses and Learner Permits Expiration dates Drivers Licenses and Leaner Permits Extended. NYS Department of Motor Vehicles 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 File

New York

DOT
820.6 Statewide Waiver Hours of Service
The Order harmonizes the intrastate hours of service regulations with the Fmcsa changes effective 9/29.
NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security
09/29/2020
Until Rescinded
File
09/21/2020 19:27:03
DOT
HOS Waiver for Certain Fuel Haulers
HOS Waiver for Certain Fuel Haulers
NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security
02/16/2021
03/01/2021
File
02/24/2021 19:30:53
DOT
Extension of HOS exemptions for Certain Fuel Haulers
Extension of HOS exemptions for Certain Fuel Haulers
NYS DOT Office of Modal Safety and Security
02/09/2021
02/16/2021
File
02/09/2021 14:49:45
DOT
COVID-Related Expiration Dates for Driver Licenses and Learner Permits
Expiration dates Drivers Licenses and Leaner Permits Extended.
NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
02/01/2021
02/26/2021
File
02/24/2021 19:35:04

North Carolina

Misc NC Executive Order #192 Extension of certain parts of NC Executive Order #119 Through Feb. 28th, 2021 Governor of North Carolina 01/28/2021 02/28/2021 File

North Carolina

Misc
NC Executive Order #192
Extension of certain parts of NC Executive Order #119 Through Feb. 28th, 2021
Governor of North Carolina
01/28/2021
02/28/2021
File
01/28/2021 16:55:27

North Dakota

FMCSA Transportation of propane, diesel fuel, and gasoline Executive Order has been issued for the transportation of propane, diesel fuel, and gasoline due to the extreme winter conditions. Governor of North Dakota 02/12/2021 03/13/2021 File

North Dakota

FMCSA
Transportation of propane, diesel fuel, and gasoline
Executive Order has been issued for the transportation of propane, diesel fuel, and gasoline due to the extreme winter conditions.
Governor of North Dakota
02/12/2021
03/13/2021
File
02/16/2021 15:32:54

Ohio

IFTA Executive Order 2020-14D Commercial motor carriers hauling COVID-related emergency supplies do not have to purchase a ‘single trip permit’ if they are traveling into or through the State of Ohio Governor State of Ohio 04/16/2020 Until Rescinded File
DOT Special Blanket Permit Special blanket permit for haulers carrying heavy or oversized loads of food, non-alcoholic beverages, medical supplies, cleaning products, and other household goods assisting in the COVID-19 outbreak Ohio Department of Transportation 03/20/2020 Until Rescinded File
IRP Letter of Extension Extension of any Ohio IRP Vehicle Registration expiring on or after March 18, 2020, until further notice. Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles 03/18/2020 Until Rescinded File

Ohio

IFTA
Executive Order 2020-14D
Commercial motor carriers hauling COVID-related emergency supplies do not have to purchase a ‘single trip permit’ if they are traveling into or through the State of Ohio
Governor State of Ohio
04/16/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/02/2020 15:45:43
DOT
Special Blanket Permit
Special blanket permit for haulers carrying heavy or oversized loads of food, non-alcoholic beverages, medical supplies, cleaning products, and other household goods assisting in the COVID-19 outbreak
Ohio Department of Transportation
03/20/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/02/2020 15:56:44
IRP
Letter of Extension
Extension of any Ohio IRP Vehicle Registration expiring on or after March 18, 2020, until further notice.
Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
03/18/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/14/2020 14:03:56

Oklahoma

Misc Executive Order 2021-04 the limited suspension of regulations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting liquefied petroleum products in our state will ensure adequate supplies of liquefied petroleum products throughout the state. Office of the Governor State of Oklahoma J Kevin Stitt 02/10/2021 03/01/2021 File
Misc Executive Order 2021-06 There is hereby declared a disaster emergency caused by severe winter weather in all 77 Oklahoma counties that threatens the public's peace, health, and safety. Office of the Governor State of Oklahoma J Kevin Stitt 02/12/2021 03/14/2021 File

Oklahoma

Misc
Executive Order 2021-04
the limited suspension of regulations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting liquefied petroleum products in our state will ensure adequate supplies of liquefied petroleum products throughout the state.
Office of the Governor State of Oklahoma J Kevin Stitt
02/10/2021
03/01/2021
File
02/17/2021 19:49:51
Misc
Executive Order 2021-06
There is hereby declared a disaster emergency caused by severe winter weather in all 77 Oklahoma counties that threatens the public's peace, health, and safety.
Office of the Governor State of Oklahoma J Kevin Stitt
02/12/2021
03/14/2021
File
02/12/2021 18:38:59

Oregon

FMCSA Executive Order No 21-02 Due to Severe Snow and Ice storms in the Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge. All CMV's responding to emergency relief are relieved from regulations per 390.23. Governor of Oregon 02/11/2021 02/20/2021 File

Oregon

FMCSA
Executive Order No 21-02
Due to Severe Snow and Ice storms in the Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge. All CMV's responding to emergency relief are relieved from regulations per 390.23.
Governor of Oregon
02/11/2021
02/20/2021
File
02/16/2021 21:40:08

Pennsylvania

FMCSA Exemption 2021-01 Due to the winter storm event and the disaster emergency declared by the Governor, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued exemptions for the transportation of essential food, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals to food distribution, retail and wholesale food establishments, and transportation and distribution of agricultural feed, and transportation of motor fuels, heating fuels, and propane. Special Conditions: 1. This exemption applies statewide to the transportation of essential food, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals to food distribution, retail and wholesale food establishments, and the transportation and distribution of agricultural feed and the transportation of motor fuels, heating fuels, and propane. 2. The maximum driving time is extended from 11 hours to 14 hours. Ten consecutive hours off-duty must be taken between the 14 hours of driving time. 3.Operators are exempted from the requirements of the 60/70-hour rule. Secretary of Transportation 02/02/2021 02/16/2021 File
DOT Exemption 2021-02 Pursuant to the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issues by the Governor, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued exemptions for motor carriers engaged in the transportation of on road diesel fuels, home heating fuels, propane, and kerosene. This exemption extends the maximum driving time from 11 hours to 14 hours. Ten consecutive hours off-duty must be taken between the 14 hours of driving time. Operators are exempted from the requirements of the 60/70 hour rule. Secretary of Transportation 02/16/2021 02/28/2021 File

Pennsylvania

FMCSA
Exemption 2021-01
Due to the winter storm event and the disaster emergency declared by the Governor, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued exemptions for the transportation of essential food, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals to food distribution, retail and wholesale food establishments, and transportation and distribution of agricultural feed, and transportation of motor fuels, heating fuels, and propane. Special Conditions: 1. This exemption applies statewide to the transportation of essential food, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals to food distribution, retail and wholesale food establishments, and the transportation and distribution of agricultural feed and the transportation of motor fuels, heating fuels, and propane. 2. The maximum driving time is extended from 11 hours to 14 hours. Ten consecutive hours off-duty must be taken between the 14 hours of driving time. 3.Operators are exempted from the requirements of the 60/70-hour rule.
Secretary of Transportation
02/02/2021
02/16/2021
File
02/03/2021 22:46:18
DOT
Exemption 2021-02
Pursuant to the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issues by the Governor, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued exemptions for motor carriers engaged in the transportation of on road diesel fuels, home heating fuels, propane, and kerosene. This exemption extends the maximum driving time from 11 hours to 14 hours. Ten consecutive hours off-duty must be taken between the 14 hours of driving time. Operators are exempted from the requirements of the 60/70 hour rule.
Secretary of Transportation
02/16/2021
02/28/2021
File
02/17/2021 12:51:45

Puerto Rico

Misc Protocolo para el Servicio de Transporte de Pasajeros ante el COVID-19 Se emite la presente Carta Circular para aclarar y disponer la medidas de salubridad requeridas para la reapertura de los servicios de transporte publico regulados por el NTSP ante la emergencia provocada por el COVID-19 Puerto Rico Transport and other Public Services Bureau 07/01/2020 Until Rescinded File

Puerto Rico

Misc
Protocolo para el Servicio de Transporte de Pasajeros ante el COVID-19
Se emite la presente Carta Circular para aclarar y disponer la medidas de salubridad requeridas para la reapertura de los servicios de transporte publico regulados por el NTSP ante la emergencia provocada por el COVID-19
Puerto Rico Transport and other Public Services Bureau
07/01/2020
Until Rescinded
File
07/21/2020 00:05:04

Rhode Island

DMV Temporary Plates All Rhode Island temporary registration plates issued between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date. DMV 09/02/2020 Until Rescinded
DMV Rhode Island Registrations All Rhode Island registrations set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date. DMV 09/02/2020 Until Rescinded
DOT Size and Weight Currently there are no exemptions for size and weight vehicles in the State of Rhode Island DOT 03/01/2020 Until Rescinded
DMV Inspection Stickers All vehicle inspections certificates/stickers set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date. This applies to ALL new and used Commercial Motor Vehicles. DMV 09/02/2020 Until Rescinded
DMV Licenses All Rhode Island drivers licenses (CDL and Non CDL), permits and identification cards set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date. DMV 09/02/2020 Until Rescinded
DMV Vehicle Purchaes (New and Used) Rhode Island residents who purchase a motor vehicle from Rhode Island motor vehicle dealers, out of state motor vehicle dealers, or private parties between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall have up to 60 days to register the vehicle if the purchasers prior motor vehicle and the newly purchased motor vehicle are of the same type and the registration plates from the purchasers prior motor vehicle will be transferred to the newly purchased motor vehicle. DMV 09/02/2020 Until Rescinded
DOT Medical Cards for CDL and Non CDL License Holders Waives the requirement of CDL or CLP holders to provide the State Driver Licensing Agency with and original copy or copy of subsequently issued medical examiners certificate that expired on March 1, 2020. Based on this waiver, the Rhode Island DMV will not downgrade a CDL if the CDL holders medical card was expired on or after March 22, 2020 DOT 03/22/2020 Until Rescinded

Rhode Island

DMV
Temporary Plates
All Rhode Island temporary registration plates issued between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date.
DMV
09/02/2020
Until Rescinded
01/12/2021 18:50:04
DMV
Rhode Island Registrations
All Rhode Island registrations set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date.
DMV
09/02/2020
Until Rescinded
01/12/2021 18:50:52
DOT
Size and Weight
Currently there are no exemptions for size and weight vehicles in the State of Rhode Island
DOT
03/01/2020
Until Rescinded
05/06/2020 00:49:54
DMV
Inspection Stickers
All vehicle inspections certificates/stickers set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date. This applies to ALL new and used Commercial Motor Vehicles.
DMV
09/02/2020
Until Rescinded
01/12/2021 18:51:43
DMV
Licenses
All Rhode Island drivers licenses (CDL and Non CDL), permits and identification cards set to expire between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall now expire 60 days from their expiration date.
DMV
09/02/2020
Until Rescinded
01/12/2021 18:52:30
DMV
Vehicle Purchaes (New and Used)
Rhode Island residents who purchase a motor vehicle from Rhode Island motor vehicle dealers, out of state motor vehicle dealers, or private parties between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 shall have up to 60 days to register the vehicle if the purchasers prior motor vehicle and the newly purchased motor vehicle are of the same type and the registration plates from the purchasers prior motor vehicle will be transferred to the newly purchased motor vehicle.
DMV
09/02/2020
Until Rescinded
01/12/2021 18:53:35
DOT
Medical Cards for CDL and Non CDL License Holders
Waives the requirement of CDL or CLP holders to provide the State Driver Licensing Agency with and original copy or copy of subsequently issued medical examiners certificate that expired on March 1, 2020. Based on this waiver, the Rhode Island DMV will not downgrade a CDL if the CDL holders medical card was expired on or after March 22, 2020
DOT
03/22/2020
Until Rescinded
05/06/2020 00:46:41

South Carolina

Misc Transportation waiver (Covid) Transportation waiver for the transportation of essential goods and to include food, water, medicine, medical supplies and equipment, fuels, livestock, poultry, feed for livestock, crops and agricultural products to include timber and wood chips. Provides relief from State size weight laws for 120 days on non-interstate highways for certain vehicles. Governor 01/07/2021 06/06/2021 File

South Carolina

Misc
Transportation waiver (Covid)
Transportation waiver for the transportation of essential goods and to include food, water, medicine, medical supplies and equipment, fuels, livestock, poultry, feed for livestock, crops and agricultural products to include timber and wood chips. Provides relief from State size weight laws for 120 days on non-interstate highways for certain vehicles.
Governor
01/07/2021
06/06/2021
File
02/09/2021 19:11:03

South Dakota

Misc South Dakota Driver License Extension Under the authority of Governor Noem’s Executive Order 20-26 and Senate Bill 190, all South Dakota driver’s licenses and ID cards that expired after March 12, 2020 have an automatic extension through March 30, 2021. South Dakota Governor's Office 06/01/2020 03/30/2021 File

South Dakota

Misc
South Dakota Driver License Extension
Under the authority of Governor Noem’s Executive Order 20-26 and Senate Bill 190, all South Dakota driver’s licenses and ID cards that expired after March 12, 2020 have an automatic extension through March 30, 2021.
South Dakota Governor's Office
06/01/2020
03/30/2021
File
06/01/2020 15:21:11

Texas

DMV Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting Requirements (Hurricane Harvey) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations. Texas Department of Motor Vehicles 08/08/2020 03/06/2021 File
DMV Federal Disaster Relief Permit Texas DMV issues the Federal Disaster Relief Permit for the transportation of divisible commodities consisting of emergency relief supplies. The Federal Disaster Relief Permit is only available during national emergencies or major disasters declared by the President of the United States. This permit expires 120 days from the date of the President’s declaration. Please contact the Office of the President of the United States for a list of the current declared national emergencies and major disasters. Texas Department of Motor Vehicles 08/12/2020 Until Rescinded
DMV Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting, IRP and Temporary Registration Requirements (COVID-19) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting, International Registration Plan (IRP), and 72-hour and 144-hour temporary registration permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations. Texas Department of Motor Vehicles 03/14/2020 03/06/2021 File
DMV Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting, IRP and Temporary Registration Requirements (Winter Weather) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting, International Registration Plan (IRP), and 72-hour and 144-hour temporary registration permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations. Texas Department of Motor Vehicles 02/12/2021 03/14/2021 File
Misc Texas Disaster Proclamation (COVID-19) The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that COVID-19 poses an imminent threat of disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations. Governor of Texas 03/13/2020 03/06/2021 File
Misc Availability of Driver License Services (COVID-19) The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver License Division has resumed all in-office DL and ID card services by appointment only. These services include renewal transactions. Texas Department of Public Safety 03/18/2020 Until Rescinded File
Misc Relief from Certain Alcoholic Beverage Commission Regulations (COVID-19) The Governor of Texas has temporarily waived state laws that prohibit trucks from the alcohol industry from delivering supplies to grocery stores. Governor of Texas 03/15/2020 03/06/2021 File
Misc Relief from Certain Vehicle Registration, Titling, and Parking Placard Regulations (COVID-19) The Governor of Texas has suspended certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state's efforts to combat COVID-19. This temporary waiver is set to expire on April 14, 2021. Governor of Texas 03/16/2020 04/14/2021 File
Misc Relief from Expiration Dates for Driver Licenses (COVID-19) The Governor of Texas has temporarily waived expiration dates for Driver Licenses, Commercial Driver Licenses, and other identification forms. This temporary waiver is set to expire on April 14, 2021. Governor of Texas 03/18/2020 04/14/2021 File
Misc Texas Disaster Proclamation (Winter Weather) The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that winter weather conditions pose a threat of imminent threat of widespread and severe property damage, injury, and loss of life in the state and declares a state of disaster in all 254 counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations. Governor of Texas 02/12/2021 03/14/2021 File
Misc Texas Disaster Proclamation (Exceptional Drought Conditions) The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that exceptional drought conditions pose a threat of imminent disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for several counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations. Governor of Texas 10/05/2020 03/04/2021 File
Misc Texas Disaster Proclamation (Hurricane Harvey) The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that Hurricane Harvey posed a threat of imminent disaster in the state and declared a state of disaster for several counties following Hurricane Harvey. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations. Governor of Texas 08/08/2020 03/06/2021 File
Misc Declaration of Emergency Notice (Severe Weather) The Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a Declaration of Emergency Notice certifying that the severe weather conditions in the State of Texas constitutes a local emergency in the state and declares a state of emergency for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations Texas Department of Public Safety 02/10/2021 02/15/2021 File
Misc Texas Disaster Proclamation (Threats and Incidents of Violence) The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that the threats and incidents of violence starting on May 29, 2020 posed an imminent threat of disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations. Governor of Texas 07/30/2020 02/24/2021 File

Texas

DMV
Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting Requirements (Hurricane Harvey)
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations.
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
08/08/2020
03/06/2021
File
02/18/2021 19:09:46
DMV
Federal Disaster Relief Permit
Texas DMV issues the Federal Disaster Relief Permit for the transportation of divisible commodities consisting of emergency relief supplies. The Federal Disaster Relief Permit is only available during national emergencies or major disasters declared by the President of the United States. This permit expires 120 days from the date of the President’s declaration. Please contact the Office of the President of the United States for a list of the current declared national emergencies and major disasters.
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
08/12/2020
Until Rescinded
08/12/2020 23:21:36
DMV
Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting, IRP and Temporary Registration Requirements (COVID-19)
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting, International Registration Plan (IRP), and 72-hour and 144-hour temporary registration permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations.
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
03/14/2020
03/06/2021
File
02/18/2021 19:02:59
DMV
Relief from Certain OS/OW Permitting, IRP and Temporary Registration Requirements (Winter Weather)
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily waived certain rules relating to oversize and overweight (OS/OW) permitting, International Registration Plan (IRP), and 72-hour and 144-hour temporary registration permitting regulations related to commercial trucking in the state of Texas. Please visit https://www.txdmv.gov/motor-carriers for more information and the necessary documentations.
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
02/12/2021
03/14/2021
File
02/18/2021 19:03:41
Misc
Texas Disaster Proclamation (COVID-19)
The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that COVID-19 poses an imminent threat of disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations.
Governor of Texas
03/13/2020
03/06/2021
File
02/11/2021 15:58:03
Misc
Availability of Driver License Services (COVID-19)
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver License Division has resumed all in-office DL and ID card services by appointment only. These services include renewal transactions.
Texas Department of Public Safety
03/18/2020
Until Rescinded
File
08/27/2020 02:39:40
Misc
Relief from Certain Alcoholic Beverage Commission Regulations (COVID-19)
The Governor of Texas has temporarily waived state laws that prohibit trucks from the alcohol industry from delivering supplies to grocery stores.
Governor of Texas
03/15/2020
03/06/2021
File
02/11/2021 15:58:23
Misc
Relief from Certain Vehicle Registration, Titling, and Parking Placard Regulations (COVID-19)
The Governor of Texas has suspended certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state's efforts to combat COVID-19. This temporary waiver is set to expire on April 14, 2021.
Governor of Texas
03/16/2020
04/14/2021
File
02/11/2021 16:23:43
Misc
Relief from Expiration Dates for Driver Licenses (COVID-19)
The Governor of Texas has temporarily waived expiration dates for Driver Licenses, Commercial Driver Licenses, and other identification forms. This temporary waiver is set to expire on April 14, 2021.
Governor of Texas
03/18/2020
04/14/2021
File
12/15/2020 21:22:19
Misc
Texas Disaster Proclamation (Winter Weather)
The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that winter weather conditions pose a threat of imminent threat of widespread and severe property damage, injury, and loss of life in the state and declares a state of disaster in all 254 counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations.
Governor of Texas
02/12/2021
03/14/2021
File
02/13/2021 17:07:13
Misc
Texas Disaster Proclamation (Exceptional Drought Conditions)
The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that exceptional drought conditions pose a threat of imminent disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for several counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations.
Governor of Texas
10/05/2020
03/04/2021
File
02/11/2021 16:09:08
Misc
Texas Disaster Proclamation (Hurricane Harvey)
The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that Hurricane Harvey posed a threat of imminent disaster in the state and declared a state of disaster for several counties following Hurricane Harvey. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations.
Governor of Texas
08/08/2020
03/06/2021
File
02/11/2021 16:00:06
Misc
Declaration of Emergency Notice (Severe Weather)
The Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a Declaration of Emergency Notice certifying that the severe weather conditions in the State of Texas constitutes a local emergency in the state and declares a state of emergency for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations
Texas Department of Public Safety
02/10/2021
02/15/2021
File
02/11/2021 16:18:46
Misc
Texas Disaster Proclamation (Threats and Incidents of Violence)
The Governor of Texas has issued a proclamation certifying that the threats and incidents of violence starting on May 29, 2020 posed an imminent threat of disaster in the state and declares a state of disaster for all counties in Texas. See 49 CFR 390.23 for the actual relief from regulations.
Governor of Texas
07/30/2020
02/24/2021
File
02/11/2021 16:08:37

Vermont

DMV Extension of the Modified Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hereby declares that the continuing national emergency warrants the extension of Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002. This extension continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. This notice extends the exemption through December 31, 2020, subject to the restrictions and limitations set forth in this Extension. VT DMV 02/03/2021 Until Rescinded File
DMV Commercial Driver DOT Medical Card Bulletin Medical certificates that expired on or after September 1, 2020 VT DMV 02/03/2021 02/28/2021

Vermont

DMV
Extension of the Modified Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hereby declares that the continuing national emergency warrants the extension of Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002. This extension continues the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty States and the District of Columbia as set forth below. This notice extends the exemption through December 31, 2020, subject to the restrictions and limitations set forth in this Extension.
VT DMV
02/03/2021
Until Rescinded
File
02/03/2021 19:16:54
DMV
Commercial Driver DOT Medical Card Bulletin
Medical certificates that expired on or after September 1, 2020
VT DMV
02/03/2021
02/28/2021
02/03/2021 19:20:13

Virginia

DOT Commissioner REVISED - Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services. Stephan C. Brich, P.E. 02/25/2021 03/13/2021 File

Virginia

DOT
Commissioner
REVISED - Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services.
Stephan C. Brich, P.E.
02/25/2021
03/13/2021
File
02/26/2021 20:00:18

Washington

DMV Washington Emergency Waiver Washington has issued a temporary waiver of IRP, IFTA, 3-day trip, and special fuel permit requirements due to the COVID-19 virus. State of Washington Department of Licensing 03/17/2020 Until Rescinded File

Washington

DMV
Washington Emergency Waiver
Washington has issued a temporary waiver of IRP, IFTA, 3-day trip, and special fuel permit requirements due to the COVID-19 virus.
State of Washington Department of Licensing
03/17/2020
Until Rescinded
File
05/12/2020 15:24:36

Wisconsin

Misc EO108-Declaring Energy Emergency Energy Emergency declared to transport Diesel #1 & #2 and propane. Drivers/Carriers are exempted from 49CFR395-Hours of Service Only. Office of the Governor State of Wisconsin 02/11/2021 03/12/2021 File
Misc Emergency Order #1 Relating to Stopping the Spread of a New Highly Contagious Variant of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings Office of the Governor State of Wisconsin 01/19/2021 03/20/2021 File

Wisconsin

Misc
EO108-Declaring Energy Emergency
Energy Emergency declared to transport Diesel #1 & #2 and propane. Drivers/Carriers are exempted from 49CFR395-Hours of Service Only.
Office of the Governor State of Wisconsin
02/11/2021
03/12/2021
File
02/17/2021 14:08:36
Misc
Emergency Order #1
Relating to Stopping the Spread of a New Highly Contagious Variant of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings
Office of the Governor State of Wisconsin
01/19/2021
03/20/2021
File
01/20/2021 12:54:44