COVID-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS

The Voice of Colorado’s Trucking Industry

COVID-19 Information/Resources

Schedule Changes

COLORADO COVID-19 RESOURCES

STATE OF COLORADO

  • Employee Screening for COVID Revised.  Full Details – HERE.  Here’s an updated sample symptom tracker – Download Here.
  • EXTENDED until June 28, 2020.  Temporary modification of weight restriction on Interstate Highways in Colorado to 85,000 lbs.  Full Details – HERE
  • DMV to Open by Appointment Only on May 4th for CDL Functions.  Full Details – HERE
    • Click HERE to use the online scheduler to make an appointment with the DMV
  • Ordering Workers in Critical Businesses and Critical Government Functions to Wear Non-Medical Face Coverings.  Full Details – HERE
  • Business Have 30 Extra Days to Remit Sales Tax.  Full Details – HERE
  • Temporary Suspension of Peak Hour Restrictions Related to Longer Combination Vehicles (LCV).  Full Details – HERE.   LCV Colorado Resolution passed by Transportation Commission.  Full Details – HERE
  • The Colorado State Patrol has activated a call center #833-598-5553, to assist with the large number of phone calls being experienced by dispatch centers.  This call center is operational 7 days a week, 8am-5pm.
  • Colorado Secretary of State’s Office to Implement Remote Notarization.  Full Details – HERE
  • Temporary Suspension of IFTA Requirements.  Full Details – HERE
    • IFTA Message to all IFTA Jurisdictions regarding COVID-19.  Full Details – HERE
  • Expired DOT Medical Examiner Certificates.  Full Details – HERE
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) impact during office closure.  Full Details – HERE
  • IRP –  the State of Colorado is waiving registration late fees, providing registration extensions, and issuing weight exemptions.  Full Details – HERE
  • HOS exemption for Fuel Haulers.  Full Details – HERE

COLORADO INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER – DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Load Safety and Security of Commercial Motor Vehicles.  Full Details – HERE

CMCA COVID-19 POLICY

  • Currently, CMCA is taking a cautious approach to our meetings and events.   We will be holding many of our meetings by conference call.  Full Details – HERE

CO DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT

  • Staying informed about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  Full Details – HERE

PINNACOL POLICY HOLDERS

  • Important information for your employees seeking testing for coronavirus exposure.  Full Details – HERE

OTHER COVID-19 RESOURCES

AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS (ATA)

  • ATA is tracking the following issues across all 50 states:  closure of state drivers license agencies, CDL expiration date agencies, new CLP and CDL issuance/testing restrictions, increased size and weight limits and parking and rest stop closures.  Full Details – HERE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION/FMCSA

  • NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY POLICY FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL-BASED HAND SANITIZER PRODUCTS DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.  Full Details – HERE.
  • NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF ENFORCEMENT POLICY REGARDING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS.  Full Details – HERE.
  • FMCSA COVID-19 Pre-Employment Drug Testing Waiver.  Full Details – HERE
  • FMCSA Modifies and Extends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration until July 14, 2020.  Full Details – HERE
  • Three-month Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency – For States and CLP Holders Operating CMV’s.  Full Details – HERE
  • Guidance on Compliance with DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.  Full Details – HERE
  • FMCSA CDL Waiver extends expiration dates to June 30, 2020, and includes CDLs, Learner’s Permits, Endorsements and Medical Certifications.  Full Details – HERE
  • Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration.  Full Details – HERE
  • ATA Summary of FAQ’s Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration.  Full Details – HERE

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

  • TWIC Cards Extended-the TSA has granted a temporary exemption for the expiration of Transportation Workers Identification Credentials through July 31 for cards that expired after March 1.  Full Details – HERE

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION PLAN (IRP)

  • View chart with an overview of COVID-19 Emergency Waivers and Office Closures.  Full Details – HERE

OSHA

  • OSHA Enforcement Guidance on Recording Cases of COVID-19.  Full Details – HERE
  • Enforcement Guidance for Respiratory Protection and the N95 Shortage.  Full Details – HERE

OTHER STATE DECLARATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS

  • Utah Exempts Commercial Vehicles from Inbound Transport Order.  Full Details – HERE (see page 3)
  • OOIDA website has nationwide resources from all different states and agencies.  Full Details – HERE

TRUCK STOPS TO REMAIN OPEN

  • NATSO, representing the travel plaza and truckstop industry, issued the following statement confirming that its members will remain open.  Full Details – HERE

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)

  • What Long-Haul Truckers Need to Know about COVID-19.  Full Details – HERE
  • CDC Guidance on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers.  Full Details – HERE
  • What you need to know and latest updates.  Full Details – HERE

WHITE HOUSE/CONGRESS

  • Small Business Tax Changes:  What You Need to Know (Courtesy of US Chamber of Commerce/Truckload Carriers Association).  Full Details – HERE.
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: The employee and employer rights POSTERS that are required to be posted.  View FACT SHEETS on Employee Paid Leave Rights and Employer Paid Leave Requirements.
  • IRS Tax Filing Deferral – Full Details – HERE

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • Business Loan Program Temporary Changes: Paycheck Protection Program.  Full Details – HERE.
  • SBA to provide small business impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans.  Full Press Release – HERE  *  View Handout – HERE

CRESTLINE HOTELS TO OFFER DRIVER DISCOUNTS

  • Crestline Hotels, which manages countless hotels nationwide under the Marriott banner, is offering discounted rates and parking for truckers.  Full Details – HERE