- Sep 15, 2020
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I never lie. Couldn't move freight fast enough. The DOT even waived hours of service regulations so we could do more work.
US Department of Transportation Issues National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Relief in Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak | FMCSAWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide coronavirus...www.fmcsa.dot.gov
You should never call anyone a liar who knows more than you do on a topic.
The reason there wasn't toilet paper was panic buying...not lack of Transportation.
We were also 100% exempt from quarantine and could travel in and out of quarantine zones.
Here's the message from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to truck drivers servicing New York City: stay in your cab but no need to self-quarantine after leaving Gotham.The CDC and the White House earlier this week said anybody leaving New York City should self-quarantine for...finance.yahoo.com
Truck drivers mostly exempt from coronavirus lock downswww.truckingtruth.com
Like I said...truckers had more work than they could do. I lived it.
Now...I don't go to the Northeast or west of the Rockies...so if there was a New York or California work slowdown going on...I wouldn't know about that...but out here in the middle? We were loving life with the highways all to our selves and freight to move to help our friends and neighbors weather the lockdowns.
You are correct about the toilet paper shortage but there is also not enough drivers either and right now the fear is we will have a shortage of petro this summer because of a fifteen year issue of not having enough tanker drivers...