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Maine Line Newsletter- 22nd Special Edition April 3, 2020
Topics include:
SBA Assistance
PHMSA Offers Sanitizer Relief 
Select Irving Locations Offering Free Breakfast to Professional Drivers
HAZMAT Endorsement Relief

Maine Line Newsletter- 21st Special Edition April 2, 2020
Topics include:
PPE Supply Order for Truckers
Hilton Garden Inn (Freeport) Offering Discounted Rate for Truckers
ConvenientMD Offers Virtual Urgent Care
Workplace Health – Augusta and Waterville
Meritor Suspends Activity as Other Suppliers Take Corrective Actions Amid COVID-19
Franchise Restaurants Work Together to Feed Truckers

Maine Line Newsletter- 20th Special Edition April 1, 2020
Topics include:
GOVERNOR MILLS ISSUES STAY HEALTHY STAY HOME ORDER
MMTA (Virtual) Call on Washington
NATSO Provides State Chart for Restrictions Impacting Truck Stops
Disaster Loan Assistance – SBA

Maine Line Newsletter- 19th Special Edition March 31, 2020
Topics include:
Trucking Compliance Considerations – When the Emergency Ends But the Demand for Delivery Continues
Facilities Update From Maine Turnpike Authority
LAST CALL – PPE for the Trucking Industry

Maine Line Newsletter-18th Special Edition March 30, 2020
Topics include:
Size & Weight Information by State
FMCSA: Three-Month Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency – For States and CLP Holders Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles
Portland TWIC Enrollment Center Hours Change
Maine State Police Extend Grace Period for Inspections
HAZMAT Guidance
PHMSA Assistance to the Public During COVID-19
REMINDER – PPE for the Trucking Industry

Maine Line Newsletter-17th Special Edition March 27, 2020
Topics include:
PPE for the Trucking Industry

Maine Line Newsletter-16th Special Edition March 27, 202020
Topics include:
Maine BMV Offers Further Guidance on Registrations for Private Sales
Registration Questions Answered
TMC Offers Cab Cleaning Protocols
US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Guide

Maine Line Newsletter-15th Special Edition March 27, 2020
Topics include:
CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
TSA Offers Guidance on HME’s and TWIC’s
Required Posting for COVID-19 Leave
Truck drivers share concerns during COVID-19 pandemic

Maine Line Newsletter-14th Special Edition March 26, 2020
Topics include:
Maine State Police – Enforcement Message from Troop K
Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Part 2
FMCSA Reorganizes Online Listing of COVID19 Declarations and Actions
Step by step: What you can do if you suspect COVID-19 symptoms on the road
REAL ID Enforcement Deadline Extended
CVSA Postpones International Roadcheck

Maine Line Newsletter-13th Special Edition March 25, 2020
Topics include:
FMCSA DRUG AND ALCOHOL CLEARINGHOUSE – PORTAL RELATED ISSUES CALL CENTER
Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act
FMCSA EMERGENCY DECLARATION
New Research Designed to Quantify Trucking Impacts from COVID-19
Canada Introduces Potential Supply Chain Flexibility During Fight Against COVID-19

Maine Line Newsletter-12th Special Edition March 25, 2020
Topics include:
FMCSA Publishes Drug & Alcohol Guidance
Template for Drivers to Carry
TODAY Show Highlights Trucking’s Critical Role (click on video)
Postal Service, UPS, FedEx and Amazon Look to Protect Customers, Employees
Aroostook County Members – Offer to Help Truck Drivers
Update on MMTA Office & Staffing
National Fraternal Order of Police urge governments to not impede trucks in COVID-19 response

Maine Line Newsletter- 11th Special Edition March 24, 2020
Topics include:
Governor Mills Orders Non-Essential Businesses to Close

Maine Line Newsletter- 10th Special Edition March 24, 2020
Topics include:
Maine BMV Authorizes Loads to be Carried on Temp Registrations
Registration Questions Answered
Consistent Definition of “Essential”
Maine Turnpike Travel Plaza Update
Interactive Webinar: Protect your Cash and Explore Government Financing Opportunities
Tips for the trucking industry to stay healthy and safe

Maine Line Newsletter- 9th Special Edition March 24, 2020
Topics include:
FMCSA Issues Waiver For States, CDL Holders, CLP Holders, and Interstate Drivers Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles
PHMSA Posts Notice of Enforcement Policy Regarding Training Requirements
More States Issue Closure Orders
Crestline Hotels Offering Driver Discounts

Maine Line Newsletter- 8th Special Edition March 23, 2020
Topics include:
DOT Guidance on Compliance with Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations
MMTA Offers Page for Supply Chain Vendors

Maine Line Newsletter- 7th Special Edition March 23, 2020
Topics include:
MMTA Asks Governor Mills for Clarity… Again
MMTA Offers Page for Supply Chain Vendors
Ohio and Delaware Enact Stay At Home Order
Bangor Closes Non-Essential Businesses
Trucking Companies Increase Hiring to Bolster Supply Chain

Maine Line Newsletter – 6th Special Edition March 22, 2020
Topics include:
ATA Offers COVID-19 Update Hub
FMCSA Gives Guidance to State Drivers Licensing Agencies
FMCSA Releases Notice Of Enforcement Discretion Determination
TSA Releases General Information Regarding Enrollment Services
UrgentCareTravel To Offer Coronavirus Evaluations Via Video

Maine Line Newsletter – 5th Special Edition March 21, 2020
Topics include:
CT, IL & NV ADDED TO STATES CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES

Maine Line Newsletter- 4nd Special Edition March 20, 2020
Topics include:
UPDATES ON WHAT WE KNOW… 3/20/20
STATES CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES
DEFINITION OF “ESSENTIAL”
Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration

Maine Line Newsletter- 3rd Special Edition March 19, 2020
Topics include:
REST AREAS FOR TRUCKERS IN MAINE
Clinic Closures
MMTA BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS RESCHEDULED

Maine Line Newsletter- 2nd Special Edition March 18, 2020
Topics include:
FMCSA Expands Emergency Declaration
Governor Mills Takes Further Steps to Respond to COVID-19, Protect Health and Safety of Maine People
Questions Remain on Key CDL Issues in Maine
ATA Letter to President Trump – Trucking Considerations for Further Restrictions

Maine Line Newsletter- Special Edition March 17, 2020
Topics include:
Maine BMV – IRP & IFTA
Canada to Close Border Except for US Citizens, Commerce
PA Temporarily Closes State Rest Stops
Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation
CURFEWS, QUARANTINES AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS?

Maine Line Newsletter- March 16, 2020
Topics include:
FMCSA SUSPENDS HOS REGS FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF RELATED TO COVID-19 (ATA)
CURFEWS, QUARANTINES AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS?
Caronavirus Response – #ThankaTrucker
JANUARY, FEBRUARY & MARCH DRIVERS OF THE MONTH ANNOUNCED
Posted Roads – Mud Season in Maine!
MMTA Safety Management Council
TRUCK PAC GOLF TOURNAMENT
In defense of truckers? FMCSA interim boss Jim Mullen says he’s committed to hours of service reforms
Drivers who fail a drug test could go months before getting noticed in FMCSA database
Roadside Examination of Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Status
Roadcheck inspection blitz set for early May