• FMCSA Distribution Of Protective Masks For Truck Drivers

  • FMCSA Distribution Of Protective Masks For Truck Drivers

    Regulatory Alert
    FMCSA Distribution of Protective Masks for Truck Drivers

    May 1, 2020

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is assisting in the distribution of one million protective masks to the nation’s commercial truck drivers. 

    FMCSA has been working with states, industry stakeholders, and motor carriers to distribute one million protective face masks for truckers which were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

    Dates and times for the distribution of masks will be updated as they are established.  The masks are being distributed in the following areas in Texas:
    • I-35 NB MM 362A approximately 5 miles south of Hillsboro, midway between Dallas/Ft. Worth and Waco

    Texas inspection facilities:
    • Mount Pleasant – I 30
    • Queen City – US 59
    • New Waverly – I-45
    • Falfurrias – US 281
    • Riviera – US 77
    • Penwell – I-20
    • Devine - I-35
    • Seguin - I-10
    Hand Sanitizer for Truck Drivers
    Also, the American Trucking Associations has partnered with Protective Insurance Company to expand the availability and supply of hand sanitizer to truckers along major U.S. freight corridors. ABF Freight is hauling ten 55-gallon drums of hand sanitizer, for distribution in eight states (CO, TX, IN, Iowa, PA, OH, NJ, AL), where drivers will be able to refill their personal supplies at no cost. To see the locations, go to https://www.trucking.org/COVID19/drivers#PPE.

    Texas Locations include:
    • Loves Travel Center #719
      1610 Cotton Gin Road
      Troy, TX 76579
    • Flying J #726
      7425 Bonnie View Rd
      Dallas, TX 7524
      I-20, Exit 472
    If you have any questions or comments, please email TFFA Sr. Vice President of Policy & Public Affairs, Scott Fisher, at sfisher@tffa.com or call at 512-617-4308.
    Texas Food & Fuel Association
    401 W 15th St, Ste 510, Austin, TX 78701

    info@tffa.com  /  512.476.9547  /  www.tffa.com