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FMCSA relaxes rules for relief haulers to Oklahoma

| May 21, 2013

Darrell L. Ruban, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Field Administrator, declared a regional emergency as of 10 a.m. EDT, May 21, 2013, for the state of Oklahoma following the May 20 tornado that cut a ...

Snow, wind play havoc on plains

| December 20, 2012

Snow prompted Wednesday evening closures of I-70 in Kansas among other roadways.

Navistar aids East Coast fleets

| November 16, 2012

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.

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.

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