Ukrtransport INC has gathered the most asked questions related to coronavirus outbreak. This article provides brief answers as well as additional links for more detailed information.
1. Government workplaces are closing. What if my license or registration is about to expire or recently expired?
Depending on where you live, you may as of now have been given an expansion on your expired license. Motor vehicle services, counting the regulations and requirements for driver's license applicants, are overseen on the state level, and each state is taking care of them differently amid the coronavirus outbreak. With numerous state Department of Motor Vehicles closed to in-person visits, a larger part of them has loosened their rules. The majority is offering a continuation on a recently expired or about to be expired licenses and vehicle registrations.
2. Can I renew my license online?
Yes. Numerous states are encouraging citizens to go online to renew their licenses, and they make it reasonably simple to do so. Among them are Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, Unused Mexico and Massachusetts. Note that, following government regulations, it's not possible to receive your Real ID without an in-person visit.
3. How can truck drivers secure themselves from the virus?
COVID-19 can stay for hours or days, depending on the surface. In other words, almost anything that's touched at the time of the course of a workday will require standard cleanings. Steering wheels. Door handles. Glad-hands.
Equipment editor Jim Park has compiled a series of proposals to assist in keeping cabs clean, starting from common practices to the choice of cleaning supplies.
4. What’s happening to planned trucking industry events?
Several trucking-related trades show conferences and events have been canceled or delayed as crowd sizes are restricted to make sure to secure public health.
Here is a list of all the trucking industry-related events that have either been put off or canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak:
The ACT Expo has been postponed to summer 2020.
The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia has been canceled.
The Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) has been postponed until fall.
Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange has been postponed until November 16-18.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has canceled its 2020 Annual Conference.
The full list can be found here https://www.truckinginfo.com/353951/trucking-industry-events-cancelled-or-postponed-due-to-the-covid-19-outbreak