FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration (Febr. 17, 2021)

Click here to view FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration attachment: ESC-MSC-SSC-WSC-Regional-Emergency-Declaration_2021-001-Winter_Storm…

Below is information regarding the recently issued FMCSA declaration (17FEB2021) (link above).

FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration:

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has provided the following information regarding the recently updated HOS declaration. In response to a number of questions we received regarding “Goods”, FMCSA has confirmed that this applies to food.

In accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR § 390.23, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants issuance of a Regional Emergency Declaration.  Such emergency is in response to damage and heating and other fuel shortages from severe winter storms in the Affected States. This Declaration addresses the emergency conditions creating a need for immediate transportation of persons, supplies, goods, equipment, heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil, and other fuel products, including gasoline, and provides necessary relief.

  • Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain through March 4th, 2021.  Copy of declaration is attached.
  • Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2021-001   (POSTED)