COVID-19 resources: Helpful links for drivers and customers

April 21, 2020 Casey Nighbor

With the spread of COVID-19, the constant flow of information can be daunting. This list of resources can help you start or continue to prepare, plan and protect your drivers and customers.   

General Resources:

-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: With this emerging, rapidly evolving situation, the CDC provides updated information as it becomes available

-FEMA: FEMA works with state, local, tribal and territorial governments to execute a whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the health and safety of the American people

-Coronavirus-19 Government Website: Guidelines from the CDC, FEMA and the White House

-World Health Organization: WHO's primary role is to direct international health within the United Nations' system and to lead partners in global health responses of COVID-19

-Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: You will find FMCSA’s latest information, declarations, and resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

-American Trucking Association: Updates and information about COVID-19 from the ATA

Driver Safety:

-CDC Guidelines for Business: Resources for employers to plan and respond to COVID-19

-EPA’s list of disinfectants: EPAs recommended use and list of registered disinfectants the are qualified for use against COVID-19

-Department of Labor’s Guidelines: Resource page for COVID-19 and the workplace

-Best Practices for Your Operations: Learn some best practices on cleaning, social distancing, driver protection and more

Truck Stop and Food Service Updates:

-Love’s Travel Stops: Updates including hour changes, fuel availability and FAQs from the company

-Pilot Flying J: Information about current store operations and updates about restaurant status’

-Food services for drivers: A list of food service franchises who are accommodating truck drivers during this pandemic.

Business:

-Small Business Administration: Resources and guidance for small businesses including loan information and details on the CARES act.

About the Author

Content marketing manager, frequently reading, aspiring chef, failed plant mom, connoisseur of tater tots, beauty products and airplane food.

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