The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced an extension to the Emergency Declaration on Hours of Service, that would extend it until December 31, 2020.
This declaration includes:
1.Livestock and livestock feed;
a. FMCSA has informed us that the relief is only available to transporters of finished feed. Transporters of feed ingredients are ineligible for the relief.
2. Medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19;
3. 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.
4. (4) food, paper products and other groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores. Direct assistance does not include routine commercial deliveries, including mixed loads with a nominal quantity of qualifying emergency relief added to obtain the benefits of this emergency declaration
Source: Allison Rivera, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association