Texas and Louisiana have declared state emergencies due to Harvey. These declarations
automatically waive select FMCSRs, including hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, for motor
carriers hauling resources to aid in restoration efforts. The declarations exempt FCMSR in every state along the motor carrier’s route as long as the final destination is with the declared disaster areas in Texas or Louisiana.
Eric Miller The crash occurred on a chilly morning in Bensalem Township, Pa., between a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle traveling at what witnesses described as a “relatively fast speed.” The truck driver wasn’t injured, but the driver of the passenger car was...