Tagged: Coronavirus

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Truck Stops Adjusting To Virus

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues — even accelerating in most states – truck stops are keeping up with drivers’ needs while keeping them and staff as safe as possible. The facilities are accomplishing this by…

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USDA Gave Dairies $790 million

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that USDA gave dairies $790 million in Coronavirus Financial Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) benefit thus far. Wisconsin dairy farmers received more than 20 percent of that…

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FMCSA Relaxing Driver Drug Tests

For carriers having trouble keeping up with truck driver drug screenings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said recently it will attempt to use discretion in enforcing the 2020 requirement…

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Feds Waive Some Drug Testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a temporary waiver letting employers skip pre-employment drug testing for certain drivers as the economy works to recover from COVID-19 shutdowns. The waiver, which went into

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