Navistar International Corporation has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast.
The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.
Those using natural gas for necessary heating, cooking and power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's landfall fared much better than those relying just on electrical power.
In an effort to alleviate a fuel shortage in the region, FMCSA is leading a fuel transporting team into areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
In an attempt to alleviate the state's fuel shortage, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order suspending certain rules for fuel transporters.
New Jersey and Connecticut are the most recent recipients of emergency relief funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation, made available at states' requests to aid in their response to Hurricane Sandy's destruction.
Trucks carrying emergency-related materials to and in states affected by Hurricane Sandy are exempt from the federal hours of service rules effective Monday
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