REPORT: Trump administration makes major change to trucking rules in preparation for hurricane
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The Department of Transportation is waiving federal trucking rules to ease the flow of gasoline and other fuels into the Hurricane Florence impact zone that extends from South Carolina to Maryland.
“The fuel situation is one of the first situations that goes short during an emergency,” Alex Keenan, emergency coordinator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told the Washington Examiner on Tuesday.
The article goes on to state the following:
The waiver for truck drivers is a “major” role for the Department of Transportation to help the relief effort, which will require supplies to be trucked and bused in without placing federal limitations on drivers.
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