COVID-19 Information and Resources



Gov. Burgum's Executive Order for  Hours of Service Waiver for transporting gasoline, propane and diesel fuel (effective Feb. 12 for 30 days).

NDHP Motor Carrier COVID-19 News and Resources

March 13, 2020: The US DOT'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 (COVID-19) outbreak. Click here to read the March 13 declaration.

Extensions of Emergency Declaration 2020-002 (click on date to view)

  • Feb. 12 (expires May 31, 2021)
  • Dec. 1 (expires 2/28/2021 and expanded to include transportation of vaccines and medical supplies)
  • Sept 11 (expires Dec.31)
  • Aug 11 (expired Sept.14)
  • July 13 (expired August 14)
  • June 8 (expired July 14)
  • May 13 (expired June 14)
  • April 13 (expired May 15 and expanded coverage of  liquefied gases)
  • March 18 (expired April 12)

Click to read the Frequently Asked Questions regarding the emergency declaration.

March 19: International Registration Plan (IRP) extension, click here (expired May 31, 2020)

March 20: FMCSA Enforcement Discretion, emergency declaration, click to view. (expires concurrently with 2020-02)

March 24: ND Governor Burgum issued Executive Order 2020-11 removing all load restrictions from state highways, click to view.

March 24: FMCSA granted a waiver for States, CDL Holders, CLP Holders, and Interstate Drivers Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles regarding renewals and medical cards, click to view (extended July 1 and Oct. 1 and set to expire Dec. 31, 2020)

March 27: NDHP has created an overview of implementation of the current declarations, click to view.

March 28: FMCSA issues 3-Month Waiver for Commercial Learner Permit holders, click to learn more (extended on July 1 and set to expire Sept. 30)