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13 states now under FMCSA’s regs waiver declaration ahead of Hurricane Florence

FMCSA's declaration includes Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware, along with D.C. I-26 out of Charleston and Highway 501 out of Myrtle Beach are being reversed at noon Tuesday to flow eastbound.

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Hours, size and weight regs suspended in three states ahead of powerful Hurricane Florence

The storm, currently a Category 4, is forecast to make landfall on the East Coast Thursday. The track of the storm is still uncertain, but South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia are taking precautions to prepare resources in advance.

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Hours regs suspended for Tropical Storm Gordon relief haulers

The emergency declaration is in effect for Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma through Oct. 4, or until the emergency no longer exists, whichever is less.

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Hours regs suspended in three states due to wildfires

Truckers providing direct emergency relief for the wildfires and dry conditions in California, Oregon and Washington are temporarily exempt from certain regulations, including hours of service rules.

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Subtropical Storm Alberto prompts N.C. to suspend HOS regs for certain counties

NOAA radar map of Subtropical Storm Alberto

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Wednesday for portions of the state in response to flooding, road closures and landslides in parts of the state as a result of Subtropical Storm Alberto.

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Hours regs suspended for relief load haulers in subtropical storm-stricken states

NOAA radar map of Subtropical Storm Alberto

The declaration applies in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas. Drivers hauling relief supplies, emergency loads or fuel products are waived from hours compliance until the emergency subsides, says FMCSA.

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Truck bans issued in three states as another winter storm hammers Northeast

States have banned trucks from using the Pennsylvania Turnpike's east-west main line, I-78 and I-80 in New Jersey, among other highways, and I-95, I-84 and more in New York. The bans are in effect until the storm passes through the region.

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Rhode Island, Massachusetts ban trucks from highways Tuesday during winter storm

Rhode Island and Massachusetts have issued truck travel restrictions Tuesday due to a winter storm in the Northeast.

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Nor’easter prompts truck bans on interstates in PA, NJ, NY

The nor’easter is expected to bring heavy snow from Philadelphia to New York City and into eastern Connecticut on Wednesday before continuing all the way up into Maine on Thursday.

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Most Louisiana interstates reopened after days of shutdowns from ice storm

All Louisiana interstates are back up and running except for I-110 around Baton Rouge. I-110 southbound remains closed in its entirety between U.S. 61 and I-10, and the northbound side is closed between exit 6 and U.S. 61.

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