2020 DERA School Bus Rebates Open - Government grants are available to replace diesel school buses with new propane autogas buses. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) provides funds to public and private fleets for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new or retrofit buses certified to EPA’s cleanest emission standards. The deadline to submit an application is October 30, 2020.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published an Emergency Declaration for motor carriers providing direct assistance supporting emergency relief efforts in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas in response to Hurricane Delta. The waiver is in effect through November 6, 2020.
Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi executed an emergency declaration that waives hours of service requirements in response to Hurricane Delta. The proclamation waives hours of service requirements for the areas affected by the storms and is in effect until the threat to public safety ceases.
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