The US Department of Transportation has issued emergency exemptions of CMV regulations for CMV’s providing direct assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

The US Department of Transportation has issued emergency exemptions of CMV regulations for CMV’s providing direct assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Additionally, the DOT is encouraging vigilant monitoring of weigh station and road check activity in order to not disrupt or back up traffic.  Vehicles applying the exemption should know the emergency exemptions and are encouraged to physically provide exemption documents to law enforcement.

To view the Declaration of the Regional Emergency in Response to Hurricane Sandy, please visit:
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/about/alerts/hurricane-sandy-2012.aspx

For a summary of the Emergency Declaration Exemptions, please visit:
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/documents/alerts/Summary-of-Emergency-Declaration-Exemptions-Final.pdf