Governors from several states have issued emergency proclamations waiving federal hours-of-service requirements for truckers carrying fuel, to prevent shortages in extreme weather.January 18, 2024
Kentucky issued a temporary emergency order waiving federal hours-of-service rules and weigh station requirements through Aug. 18 for truckers assisting with storm relief efforts.July 25, 2023
A shortened planting season and regional fuel shortages led the governors of Nebraska and North Dakota on May 5 to issue 30-day hours-of-service waivers for truckers.May 8, 2023
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem issued an emergency hours-of-service waiver for fuel deliveries to better prepare for harvest season and colder weather amid low diesel and gas supplies.October 28, 2022
A challenge to certain federal hours-of-service regulations filed by the Teamsters Union and three nonprofits will not be reviewed by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Canadian government officials approved an exemption to allow hours-of-service relief to truck drivers who are engaged in coronavirus-related relief assistance efforts.March 25, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has received separate exemption requests from Extreme Logistics and the American Pyrotechnics Association regarding certain hours-of-service rules.April 19, 2019