FMCSA issues 5-state HOS waiver ahead of Hurricane Delta

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is temporarily lifting certain hours-of-service (HOS) restrictions for five Southern states as Hurricane Delta heads toward a Gulf Coast landfall Friday.

In an emergency order issued late Wednesday by the agency’s Southern and Western Service Centers, the high-end Category 2 storm, which is moving fairly quickly across the Gulf, warranted an exemption from parts 390 through 399 of federal HOS rules. The temporary exemption is the fifth...

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