Please know that New York recognizes the critical need of the trucking industry and is committed to working with TANY to provide the relief necessary to keep trucks rolling.
Re-opening guidelines are frequently being updated. TANY strongly recommends you refer to the New York Forward website for all details pertinent to your business.
To assist companies in creating their safety plan for re-opening, refer to the below resources:
Guidance from the NYS Department of Health has been issued and clarifies essential workers, including truck drivers, as being exempt. Read more.
The New York State Workers' Compensation Board has published a COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation Q&A document.
As of June 1, state-run DMV offices in the counties of Albany, Onondaga, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Westchester, and the five boroughs of New York City have begun to process registrations and other transactions by mail, and as of June 4, have begun transactions through secure drop boxes located at each office. Read more.
New York Forward Loan Program for Small Business
U.S. Treasury Payroll Protection Program
Small Business Administration: Guidance and Loan Resources
New York State Department of Labor Shared Work Program
Capital Region Chamber—A centralized page of resources for various types of businesses.
What Long-Haul Truck Drivers Need to Know about COVID-19. Read more.
NYS Guidance on Essential Business (Updated as of June 29)
CISA Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker
Note: There is no requirement that professional drivers or employees of essential businesses carry documentation in their vehicle, however, TANY has heard of instances where drivers have been asked for such documentation. As a precaution, carriers can use the following form to personalize and keep in your trucks: Essential Business Form
Includes a link to track the following issues across all 50 states:
An online repository for active emergency declarations, waivers, amendments, extensions, exemptions, executive orders, etc., was created to be referenced at any time for convenience. To view the resource click here.
Includes an abundance of COVID-19 tools and resources including a state and local policy tracker specific to coronavirus initiatives. Read more.
A great resource for employers including information on the recently passed state and federal paid sick leave laws. Read more.
Provides guidance on tax relief related to COVID-19. Read more.
featuring companies offering driver training videos, safety supplies and hotel discounts to drivers. Read more.