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Truckers’ Service-Hour Emergency Rule Extended to July

Jun 11, 2020 at 09:38 AM CST

The temporary suspension of truckers’ service-hours requirements during the coronavirus crisis was extended by a month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said June 8. The extension period is from June 15 to July 14, the agency said. The emergency declaration (No. 2020-002) is to apply to drivers providing direct help for Covid-19 relief efforts through the transport of livestock and livestock feed; medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19; and supplies and equipment essential for community safety, sanitation, and the prevention of Covid-19 transmission, such as masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer.