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Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

| November 09, 2012

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

Sandy: Natural gas saves the day for some

| November 07, 2012

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.

Sandy: DOT waiving regs, leading fuel delivery

| November 06, 2012

In an effort to alleviate a fuel shortage in the region, FMCSA is leading a fuel transporting team into areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Sandy: Gas, diesel transporters can sidestep regs

| November 05, 2012

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.

DOT gives another $12 million for Sandy relief

| November 02, 2012

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.

Hours rule suspended for Sandy relief effort

| October 31, 2012

Trucks carrying emergency-related materials to and in states affected by Hurricane Sandy are exempt from the federal hours of service rules effective Monday

Yahoo News: Sandy special delivery conducted in trailer

| October 31, 2012

Trucking damage of Sandy still undetermined

| October 31, 2012

Fleets and owner-operators are anticipating either monetarily losses due to lost revenue from loads being affected by Hurricane Sandy or loss of equipment in the storm, though most are saying it's too early to tell ...

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