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At England Logistics, we’re dedicated to the well-being of each team member, customer, carrier, and community in our network. As the world adapts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ll continue to post related updates and communications here. Please continue to check back for information as it becomes available.

England Logistics’ Statement Regarding COVID-19

March 27th, 2020
As the impact of COVID-19 increases in severity, our role as members of the transportation industry becomes increasingly significant in maintaining the supply chain. It is imperative at this critical time that necessary supplies and products are being shipped and arriving safe and on-time. And, it’s important for you to know that England Logistics is well-prepared and monitoring the situation closely. The health and safety of all team members, customers, carriers, and vendors is our greatest priority. Read more » 
April 15, 2020
Due to the many DMV closures across the country, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has expanded its COVID-19 emergency declaration to allow examiners to conduct CDL driver skills tests from outside the truck. They will rely on the use of in-cab cameras, cellphones, and online testing. Great news to get more skilled truckers on the road!.. Read more »
April 10, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses may soon get more funding to help small businesses in need. Originally a $350 billion loan program, the The U.S. Department of the Treasury is now hoping for another $250 billion to help businesses. The program has been very popular, so businesses are urged to apply quickly. Contact your local lender for more information on this forgivable loan... Read more »
April 10, 2020
The VirginiaDMV has announced that truck drivers are allowed to park for rest at eleven of their weigh stations, allowing awesome drivers some much needed downtime. This announcement lists those locations... Read more »
April 8, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the Hours of Service (HOS) waiver to run through May 15, 2020. This waiver still requires drivers to be given 10-hour rest periods following a delivery... Read more »

April 9, 2020 & filed under COVID-19, Culture
In this episode: Discussion regarding positivity during times of trouble and how to be a leader, how our employees and customers have reacted during challenging times, and the steps that England Logistics has taken to be safe during this pandemic... Read more »
April 8, 2020
As the conditions continue to change during COVID-19, we continue to keep customers, carriers, and drivers informed. This recent statement released by TravelCenters-TA-Petro details their open services and amenities in over 40 states. If you need assistance finding a stop while you’re on the road, please reach out to our ECS team for assistance... Read more »

April 9, 2020 & filed under COVID-19, Culture
A few members of our senior leadership team gathered together a little over a week ago to record a discussion of the current challenges faced by our nation. We asked them to give us ten minutes of their time. What resulted was an emotional 90 minutes as the group reflected on displays of heroism, perseverance….. Read more »
April 3, 2020
It’s great to see there are some franchise food companies stepping up to help truck drivers with additional parking, special accommodations, or even discounted meals. Thank you to the International Franchise Association who is partnering with the American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to get meals to drivers across the nation... Read more »
April 2, 2020
The Salt Lake Tribune interviewed our parent company, C.R. England, about trucking during the COVID-19 pandemic. What are drivers seeing? Emptier roads, which makes delivering loads quicker, but they are running into issues with amenities being closed. With restaurants and rest stops shut down, drivers are adjusting the best they can. They appreciate the support they’re seeing across the nation, and we’re proud of them for their hard work and efforts. Read more about it here:.. Read more »

April 1, 2020 & filed under COVID-19, England Carrier Services
As North America adjusts during the COVID-19 outbreak, and trucking businesses continue to facilitate important deliveries across the country, carriers are faced with many issues they haven’t experienced before. Through all of these changes, it’s important for carriers to know that there are small business financial assistance programs to assist if you find your business needs help... Read more »
March 27, 2020
As drivers continue to deliver loads across the country, they are finding that traffic is lighter and amenities aren’t as readily available for them. We’re here and ready to help drivers find restaurants and showers that are available, so contact us if you need help! This latest article from Forbes shares more on some of the battles truckers are facing on the road... Read more »
March 27, 2020
President Trump signed the 2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill just hours after the House passed it in a bipartisan vote. The bill will provide billions of dollars of relief and support to industries that are suffering, unemployment insurance and provide direct cash payments to Americans... Read more »
March 27, 2020
The House of Representatives passed the 2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill following more than three hours of debating. The bill now goes to President Trump for his signature. The bill is officially called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.... Read more »
March 26, 2020
When the FMSCA issued the self-quarantining statement for New York City residents, it was to protect other areas who aren’t as prepared to face the COVID-19 spread. Truck drivers and others going into the city to deliver goods should stay in their vehicles as much as possible... Read more »
March 25, 2020
This document details the FAQs regarding the FMCSA’s Emergency Declaration... Read more »

FMCSA Notice of Enforcement on Expiring CDL Licenses

March 24, 2020
Due to the national emergency related to Coronavirus, many CDL drivers have unable to renew their licenses at the DMV or obtain appointments for physical examinations. This notice from the FMCSA shares information about the enforcement of expiring licenses... Read more »

US DOT Expands National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles of Delivering Relief in Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 24, 2020
This notice serves as an update and details the emergency declaration and the assistance it provides to motor carriers and drivers... Read more »

Federal Highway Administration Letter Asking States to Keep Rest Areas Open for Truckers

March 23, 2020
This is the letter that was sent from the Federal Highway Administration requesting that the State departments of transportation keep rest areas open for professional drivers to use to rest... Read more »

FMCSA FAQ Page on the National Emergency Declaration

March 19, 2020
This document lists FAQs related to the FMCSA’s National Emergency Declaration… Read more »

FMCSA COVID-19 Hours of Service (HOS) Emergency Declaration

March 18, 2020
The President has declared a nationwide emergency pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b), and pursuant to 49 CFR § 390.23(a)(l)(i), an emergency exists that warrants an exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), except as otherwise restricted by this Emergency Declaration.… Read more »

USDOT Issues National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Relief

March 13, 2020
Information regarding the National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles who are delivering relief goods across North America… Read more »
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