Commercial Vehicle Operations

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Hanover, Maryland 21076
410-582-5734
Phone: 1-800-543-4564
MdMotorCarrier@mdot.maryland.gov

EMERGENCY MOVES
For AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY moves, contact our State Operations Center at 410-582-5650 or haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov.

Dave Czorapinski, Chief- Dczorapinski@mdot.maryland.gov
Josette Kaintuck, Hauling Permits Manager- Jkaintuck@mdot.maryland.gov
Tina Sanders, Technical Support Manager- tsanders@mdot.maryland.gov  443-618-7108​

General Motor Carrier Questions: 1-800-543-4564 or 410-582-5734
Hauling Permit Questions- 1-800- 546-6435, 410-582-5723 or 410-582-5727
Technical Support: 410-582-5724 or 410-582-5731


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Emergency Declaration2020-002 Effective Sept.15,2020

Extension and Modification of Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25

Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions, and Permits

FMCSA has released an update to Emergency Declaration 2020-002 which will become effective at 1200 A.M. September 15, 2020 and will remain in effect until 11:59 P.M. on December 31,2020. The current Emergency Declaration provides for four categories for relief and has not changed, the four categories that will continue to receive emergency relief are as follows: 

(1) livestock and livestock feed; 

(2) medical supplies and equipment related to the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19; and

(3) supplies and equipment necessary for community safety, sanitation, and prevention of community transmission of COVID-19 such as masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap, disinfectants, AND:

(4food, paper products, and other groceries for emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores. 

Direct assistance does NOT include routine commercial deliveries, including mixed loads with a nominal quantity of qualifying emergency relief added to obtain the benefits of this emergency declaration.  Again, the implementation of the updated Emergency Declaration takes effect on 12:00am on September 15, 2020.  Please review the links below for the extension of the expanded Emergency Declaration.

The guidance on the webpage is being adjusted accordingly, and specifically, note that precursor items are not included for those items covered by this declaration.​

Notice to Commercial Vehicle Motor Carriers

Greetings from Maryland DOT, Motor Carrier Division, We hope everyone is in good health and staying safe.  During this time we want to ensure that your transportation needs are being met in relation to Motor Carrier Services.  As our office personnel are remotely working, please email any questions or issues that you may be experiencing that we may be able to assist with to Haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov  or MdMotorcarrier@mdot.maryland.gov  we are here to assist in any way we can.  I know with all the emergency declarations you may have questions or need clarification, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  Visit our website at www.roads.maryland.gov/cvo   for updates.  Please consider making payments online to expedite credit to your accountWe appreciate your patience during this time.

Compliance Outreach

Maryland Motor Carrier Division is offering FREE training to companies interested in regulatory compliance,  load securement, roadside inspection familiarization,  size, weight and permitting regulations.  Companies interested should email haulingpermits@mdot.maryland.gov with contact information, subject and material interests, tenative dates and location to schedule..

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