Industry stands ready to increase vaccination rate of essential truck drivers
Prince Edward Island (PEI) has announced new travel measures that will alter travel to the province and will now require all non-PEI resident workers (including truck drivers) entering PEI from outside of the Atlantic provinces to be tested within 72 hours of arriving in the province
Public Health officials continue to urge cross-border essential workers, including truck drivers, to download the ArriveCAN app to comply with the Quarantine, Isolation and other Obligations Order (QIO) regarding electronic information requirements when entering Canada .
Trucking trade groups and several U.S. fleets and drivers are urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to allow truck stops and travel plazas to offer vaccinations to drivers passing through, FreightWaves reports.
The Government of New Brunswick has confirmed that it will not be enforcing COVID19 testing for truckers or local commuters for work on March 1, as was previously communicated.