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  • FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
    Emergency Declaration to Suspend the Hours of Service Rule

    Effective March 13, 2020, and amended on March 18, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a nationwide emergency declaration to provide regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations providing emergency relief in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Commercial drivers are experiencing problems renewing their Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) and Medical Certificates as many State Driver’s Licensing Agencies are complying with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on social distancing. Medical providers nationwide have reprogrammed their activities and resources to meet the increasing need for medical support to deal with the public health crisis we are facing due to the Coronavirus.

  • This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information.

    COVID-19 is spreading rapidly within the United States. The outbreak has been declared a national emergency in the United States and a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Protecting essential workers who engage in local and regional parcel delivery should be a priority so that they can continue to provide goods and services without getting sick or spreading the infection to their communities.

  • This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information.

    As the COVID-19 crisis spreads across the United States, motor carriers and commercial drivers may find it increasingly difficult to access drug and alcohol testing facilities typically used during normal times. The Department of Transportation–Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration provided regulatory guidance to motor carriers and employees to facilitate compliance with the regulations.

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Retiree Health Insurance

This program consists of several different benefits for Teamster retirees. These Teamster benefits can help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.