Department of Transportation Emergency Declaration – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief.
North American Cross-Border Travel Suspended – "Non-essential" travel between the United States and Canada is now restricted. The travel restrictions do not apply to cross-border trade. DHS released a U.S.-Canada Joint Initiative explaining that “nonessential travel” refers to travel for tourism or recreational purposes. The restrictions go into effect on March 21 and will be in place for 30 days. Similar restrictions on nonessential travel between the U.S. and Mexico took effect on March 21. Additional details are available from DHS here.