Traveling during COVID-19 has, at times, been difficult for truck drivers. Now, to keep travelers informed, Google Maps will display local agency travel alerts and COVID-19 checkpoints along your routes. Local state and federal governments will report information to Google, including COVID-19 checkpoints.
The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program deadline is today. According to the SBA, over four-million loans have been made under the Paycheck Protection Program. There’s plenty of money available to small businesses, so if you’re in need of assistance, read this article to answer any questions and apply today.
Many new practices in the trucking industry have emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic, and some practices could transform the industry in a permanent way. Read more about how the pandemic has changed the public’s image of trucking and learn more about these changes in this article from trucknews.com.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its pandemic-related emergency for the third time. The order will now go through July 14, 2020. The extension involves specific categories such as livestock and livestock feed, medical supplies related to testing and treating COVID-19, and supplies and equipment necessary for safety, sanitation, and prevention of community transition of COVID-19.