The New Hampshire Department of Safety declared an emergency in anticipation of severe winter weather events affecting the state. The emergency declaration waives hours of service requirements for those providing assistance in the state, including the delivery of propane, fuel oil, diesel, and gasoline.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Eastern Service Center and Midwestern Service Center declared a Regional Emergency in anticipation of severe winter weather events affecting multiple states. The emergency declaration waives hours-of-service requirements for those providing assistance to the affected states, including the delivery of propane, natural gas, fuel oil, and gasoline. The states included in the FMCSA Regional Declaration are: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf executed an emergency declaration in response to the winter weather storm. The declaration permits the PA Department of Transportation to suspend transportation regulations, but it does not state an hours-of-service waiver.
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