FMCSA Issues Multi-State Hours Of Service Waiver In Response To Hurricane Delta

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted an Hours of Service (HOS) waiver Wednesday night in response to Hurricane Delta for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency or until November 6, 2020, whichever is less.

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The waiver applies to all CDL drivers nationwide who deliver designated emergency supplies including fuel into the emergency areas covered by the declaration. FMCSA Regulations Exempted: Parts 390 through 399 of FMCSA regulations as limited by the waiver.

With 25 named storms so far, this is the second most active Atlantic hurricane season on record.

PMAA will continue to work closely with the FMCSA and other federal agencies to ensure regulatory waivers important to petroleum marketers are in place throughout the duration of the storm related emergency.

PMAA Staff Contact: Mark. S. Morgan, Regulatory Counsel

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