Extension of regional emergency declaration for heating fuels

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its regional emergency declaration until 11:59 PM February 28, 2018. This means that the Hours of Service waiver for the interstate transportation of home heating fuels only is in effect until that date.

It should be noted that FMCSA’s waiver does not cover the transportation of gasoline and diesel. It is only for home heating fuels, including, propane, natural gas, and heating oil. The waiver applies only to motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance to those who are impacted by the emergency.

Carriers who are serving those impacted by the emergency and are operating under this waiver should carry a copy of the declaration in their trucks. Click here to print a copy of the document.

Contact the MTAC office if you have any questions.