FMCSA Pre-Employment Testing Notice

FMCSA has published the following important notice:

Three-Month Waiver in Response to the Economic Consequences of the COVID-19 Public Health EmergencyTo Relieve Employers of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Subject to 49 CFR Part 382 from Certain Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

June 5, 2020

AGENCY:  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION:  Grant of waiver.

SUMMARY:  FMCSA grants a three-month waiver from certain pre-employment testing requirements applicable to employers of drivers subject to 49 CFR part 382.  This action responds to the President’s Executive Order No. 13924, Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery, issued on May 19, 2020, related to the economic consequences of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.

DATES:  This waiver is effective June 5, 2020, and ends on September 30, 2020.

The full notice is available here: