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Assessment of the Continued Need for COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, Regulatory Relief for Commercial Motor Vehicle Operations

Request for comments.

On August 31, 2022, FMCSA announced the extension of its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency Declaration which provides regulatory relief for motor carriers and drivers engaged in providing direct assistance in continued support of the Nation's COVID- 19 national emergency. The extension of the emergency declaration expires on October 15, 2022. FMCSA (the "Agency") seeks public comment concerning the extent to which motor carriers currently rely on the emergency declaration to deliver certain commodities and whether there has been any impact on safety.

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