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Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration

Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency DeclarationVersion 1.0 (March 19, 2020)  LINK: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/expanded-emergency-declaration-under-49-cfr-ss-39023-no-2020-002 Are loads that include supplies related to direct assistance under the emergency declaration mixed with other, un-related materials covered under the declaration?Generally, yes, however, mixed loads with only a nominal quantity of qualifying emergency relief added to obtain the benefits of…
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Virginia DMV Closed

Effective March 18, 2020, all 75 DMV customer service centers are closed and all DMV 2 Go and DMV Connect services postponed until at least April 2, 2020 in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. For more information about Extension of Driver and Vehicle Credentials, Information for CDL holders and Apportioned Plates go to: https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/general/#covid19.asp  
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Wavier for Carriers Transporting Essential Emergency Relief 3-19-20

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA   DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1401 EAST BROAD STREET RICHMOND, WA 23219 Stephen C. Brich, P.E. Commissioner   March 19, 2020 TO:                       Affected Agencies and Shippers/Carriers SUBJECT:           Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing     …
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2019-2020 Get It Together (GIT) Seat Belt Challenge Awards PRESS RELEASE

Hampton Roads Teen Seat Belt Use Up 9% Thirty-two area high schools participated in challenge to increase seat belt use Hampton Roads, Va. (March 17, 2020) – Drive Safe Hampton Roads (DSHR) recognized thirty-two local high schools for their participation in the Get It Together Seat Belt Challenge.  Thanks to students’ efforts, seat belt use…
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