FMCSA East Service Emergency Declaration
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The Federal Motor
Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an emergency
declaration as a result of extreme arctic cold weather conditions
causing shortages and interruptions in the availability and/or delivery
of propane and other heating fuels throughout affected states in the
eastern region to include: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware,
Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia. This
declaration provides for regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicles
operations while providing direct assistance supporting the delivery of
propane and home heating fuels into the affected areas and consumers in
the above mentioned states during the emergency.
Please see the memo for emergency declaration restrictions and limitations.