Emergency declarations extended in four states
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended emergency
declarations in Texas, Montana and the Dakotas in response to natural
disasters, thus extending hours-of-service waivers for certain truckers
in the states.
The Texas emergency declaration was extended
through Dec. 22. Truckers providing emergency relief and direct
assistance as a result of Hurricane Harvey can still operate under an
Additionally, the emergency declaration in place for
Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota has been extended through Dec. 15
as a result of severe drought conditions in the region. Hours
regulations are waived for truckers hauling hay, feed, livestock,
supplies and equipment into the states.
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