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Extension and Modification of FMCSA Emergency Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) modified the Regional Emergency Declaration for several states that continue to recover from the arctic blast and severe ice storm. The Emergency Declaration is modified and extended for Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Emergency Declaration terminates on March 31, 2021. The Emergency Declaration waives hours of service requirements for the transportation of propane, among other commodities.

Download the Emergency Declaration

Guidance on emergency declarations and waivers by the National Association of State Energy Officials is available here. Please direct any questions to or share new information with Sarah Reboli, NPGA Senior Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs.