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FMCSA issues emergency declaration for Hurricane Michael

Action aimed at providing relief for recovery efforts inside the region

Posted October 11, 2018

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a regional emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm targeting the panhandle of Florida.

The declaration covers the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

The declaration provides emergency relief for the transport of supplies, equipment, fuel and people. The declaration grants emergency relief to motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance to Hurricane relief efforts. Drivers and motor carriers are granted relief from Parts 390 through 399 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations.

The declaration is in effect for 30 days.

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