The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced an extension of the exemption from hours-of-service requirements for livestock haulers through midnight on November 30, 2021.
However, this version of the declaration includes big changes that livestock haulers should be aware of while operating under the exemption.
Don’t risk being put OOS! Join USCA Transportation Committee members for an informational call next Wednesday, September 8 at 7:00 AM MDT to learn more.
Wednesday, September 8
6 AM PDT | 7am MDT | 8am CDT | 9am EDT
No passcode needed.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: The Emergency Declaration was first issued on March 13, 2020, in response to the national state of emergency. The declaration is meant to provide regulatory relief to motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of relief efforts related to the COVID-19 state of emergency. FMCSA has extended the declaration numerous times since, although tightening the eligibility requirements with each iteration.
Learn more from USCA Transportation Committee Co-Chair Alleah Hilker-Heise of Steve Hilker Trucking Co. ⬇️