Relief Extended for License Delays due to COVID Disruptions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the waiver of commercial drivers’ licenses, learners permits, and medical certificate requirements that was set to expire on Dec. 31. This waiver becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2021 and expires on Feb. 28, 2021. States must individually authorize the extensions. 

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Other COVID-19 related exemptions and waivers from FMCSA dated Dec. 15:


Two-Month Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency –For States and CLP Holders Operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (12/15)

Waiver for States Concerning Third Party CDL Skills Test Examiners (12/15)

Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 National Emergency –For States, CDL Holders, CLP Holders, and Interstate Drivers (12/15)

For more COVD-19 announcements from FMCSA, click here.

About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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