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FMCSA Issues Regional Emergency Declaration for Subtropical Storm Alberto - May 27, 2018

FMCSA Issues Regional Emergency Declaration for Subtropical Storm Alberto 

 

Date: May 27, 2018

Contact:  Duane DeBruyne

Tel.: (202) 360-2935

 

                                        

FMCSA Issues Regional Emergency Declaration for Subtropical Storm Alberto

 

 

WASHINGTON – In preparation for Subtropical Storm Alberto, FMCSA Administrator Raymond Martinez has directed that a REGIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION be issued for the following Southeastern states: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas.

 

FMCSA Emergency Declarations trigger the temporary suspension of certain Federal safety regulations, including hours-of-service, for motor carriers and drivers engaged in specific aspects of the emergency relief effort. 

 

For more information, see: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency-declarations


For motor carriers with questions on HOS exemptions and transporting of overweight equipment to disaster areas, call toll-free 1-877-831-2250.

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