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.
THE DISCOVERY FALLACY
Doug Marcello The LEAD: Ignoring your data, fearing discovery in litigation, can be fatal to your company. The data is there. Plaintiffs will get it. You must proactively cumulate and analyze it to promote safety and proactively prepare to defend any potential suit....