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Archive of Emergency Declarations 2018

Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA

Description Effective Expires on
Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination, Regional Declaration of Emergency 2018-007 09/10/2018 10/10/2018
Notice 0f Enforcement Discretion Determination September 4, 2018 09/04/2018 TBD**
Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination Regional Declaration of Emergency Notice 2018-005 08/23/2018 09/21/18*
Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination, August 1, 2018 08/01/2018 08/31/18
Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination (2018 Alberto - FMCSA) 05/27/2018 06/27/2018
FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration Winter 12-30-2017 12/30/2017 01/14/2018

Federal Emergency Declarations by FMCSA Service Centers

Eastern Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
In accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR § 390.23, the Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Western Service Center and Regional Field Administrator for FMCSA’s Southern Service Center, hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants issuance of a Regional Emergency Declaration in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas (Affected States) 05/27/2018 06/27/2018
Extension of Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR 390.25 (01-04-2018)
*In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), March 8, 2018, whichever is less.
01/04/2018 *03/03/2018
The Regional Field Administrators for FMCSA's Southern and Eastern Service Centers hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on September 6, 2017 as amended, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs).
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), January 8, 2018, whichever is less.
11/06/2017 *01/08/2018

Eastern and Southern Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
NC-SC-VA-Extension of Emergency Declaration 2018-007 11/08/2018 12/09/2018
SSC - ESC Regional Extension 2018-007 on 10-9-2018 10/09/2018 11/09/2018
Southern Service Center, Eastern Service Center Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2018-007 09/10/2018 10/10/18

Southern Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
AL-FL-GA-Extension of Emergency Declaration 2018-008 11/08/2018 12/09/2018, whichever is less.
Southern Service Center Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2018-008 10/09/2018 11/09/2018, whichever is less.

Western Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
WSC - AL - Regional Emergency Declaration 2018-009 - Major Earthquake - November 2018 11/30/2018 12/30/2018, whichever is less.
WSC - CA - Regional Emergency Declaration 2018-009 - Wildfires - November 2018 11/15/2018 12/15/2018, whichever is less.
Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2018-005 (Hawaii) 08/23/2018 09/21/18
Extension of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2018-004; California, Oregon and Washington 08/29/2018 10/01/18
HAWAII: Regional Emergency Declaration and an Exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the FMCSRs (Regional Declaration of Emergency Notice 2018-005) 08/23/2018 09/21/18*
Regional Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23; No. 2018-004; California, Oregon and Washington 08/01/2018 08/31/18
The Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Western Service Center hereby declares that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on August 25, 2017, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted herein.
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11 P.M. (ET), March 22, 2018, whichever is less.
01/18/2018 *03/22/2018
The Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Western Service Center hereby declares that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on August 25, 2017, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted herein.
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11 P.M. (ET), January 22, 2018, whichever is less.
12/15/2017 *01/22/2018

Western and Southern Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
SSC-WSC - Regional Declaration of Emergency 2018-006 - Tropical Storm Gordon 09-04-2018 09/04/2018 10/04/18**
The Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Western Service Center hereby declares that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on August 25, 2017, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted herein.
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11 P.M. (ET), March 22, 2018, whichever is less.
01/18/2018 *03/22/2018

Eastern, Southern, Midwestern and Western Service Center

Description Effective Expires on
The Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Eastern Service Center, Southern Service Center, Midwestern Service Center and Western Service Center hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on December 30, 2017, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted herein.
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CPR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), February 28, 2018, whichever is less.
02/06/2018 *02/28/2018
The Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA)Eastern Service Center, Southern Service Center, Midwestern Service Center and Western Service Center hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants extension of the Regional Declaration of Emergency issued on December 30, 2017, and continuing the exemption granted in accordance with 49 CFR 390.23(a)(1) from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), except as otherwise restricted herein.
*NOTE:In accordance with 49 CFR 390.25, this extension to the Emergency Declaration is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5) or until 11:59 P.M. (ET), January 28, 2018, whichever is less.
01/10/2018 *01/28/2018

State Emergency Declarations by State

Alabama

Description Effective Expires on
ALABAMA-2018-10-08-Hurricane-Michael-SOE 10/08/2018 11/07/2018
State of Alabama September 4, 2018 Proclamation: Tropical Storm Gordon 09/04/2018 TBD
State Of Alabama Proclamation By The Governor (01-15-2018) 01/15/2018 02/15/2018

California

Description Effective Expires on
California Fire Emergency Declaration (10-10-2017) 10/10/2017 04/08/2018

Connecticut

Description Effective Expires on
State of Connecticut Declaration of Civil Preparedness Emergency 05/16/2018 TBD
Notice Of Emergency Exemption From Hours Of Service Of Drivers 12/28/2017 01/19/2018

Florida

Description Effective Expires on
State of Florida Executive Order Number 18-276 (Michael) 10/07/2018 12/06/2018
State of Florida Office of The Governor EO# 18-150 05/25/2018 TBD
State of Florida Emergency Road Use Permit Executive Order 17-235 and Executive Order 17-287 11/03/2017 11/17/2018
State of Florida Hurricane Irma Emergency Order (Pursuant to Executive Order 17-287) 11/02/2017 01/01/2018

Georgia

Description Effective Expires on
State of Georgia-10.09.18 (Michael) 10/09/2018 11/08/2018
09.12.18.01 Hurricane Florence Georgia Effective Counties 09/12/2018 09/18/2018
The State Of Georgia Executive Order 01/16/2018 01/18/2018
National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of Southeast Georgia to begin on January 3, 2018 12/28/2017 01/10/2018

Gaum

Description Effective Expires on
Office of The Governor Hagåtña, Guam 96910 U.S.A. Executive Order No. 2019-01, Relative to Declaring A State Of Emergency (Typhoon Yutu) 10/24/2018 11/23/2018

Hawaii

Description Effective Expires on
State of Hawai'i Proclamation August 2018 08/21/2018 08/29/18*
Office of the Governor State of Hawaii Proclamation 05/03/2018 TBD

Indiana

Description Effective Expires on
Indiana EO 17-32 For: Waiver of Hours of Service Regulations Relating to Motor Carriers and Drivers Transporting Propane Gas 01/02/2018 01/05/2018

Kansas

Description Effective Expires on
State of Kansas Executive Order 18-15
*This shall continue in effect until 11:59 PM on July 27, 2018, or until rescinded upon conditions abating, whichever is less.
06/29/2018 *07/27/2018
State of Kansas Executive Order 18-01 For Regional Emergencies 01/03/2018 01/28/2018

Kentucky

Description Effective Expires on
Kentucky 10-10-2018 ORDER NO. 11301 (Michael) 10/10/2018 11/10/2018
Commonwealth of Kentucky - Official Order No. 111273 09/11/2018 10/11/2018
Commonwealth of Kentucky - Official Order No.111213 07/20/2018 07/30/2018
Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Office of the Secretary Official Order N0. 111084 03/01/2018 03/20/2018

Louisiana

Description Effective Expires on
Louisiana Proclamation Number 134 JBE 2018 State of Emergency - Tropical Storm Gordon 09/03/2018 10/03/2018

Maine

Description Effective Expires on
State of Maine Governor' s Emergency Proclamation 01/08/2018 01/14/2018

Maryland

Description Effective Expires on
Maryland - Executive Order 01.01.2018.14 05/27/2018 TBD
The State of Maryland Executive Order 01.01.2018.22 09/10/2018 TBD

Massachusetts

Description Effective Expires on
Commonwealth of Massachusetts DoE Notice (Title 49 CFR § 390.23) Jan. 5, 2018 01/05/2018 01/19/2018
Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Declaration Of Emergency Notice (Title 49 CFR 390.23) 12/28/2017 01/09/2018

Minnesota

Description Effective Expires on
Minnesota - Emergency Executive Order 17-16 12/29/2017 TBD

Mississippi

Description Effective Expires on
State of Mississippi September 3, 2018 Proclamation 09/03/2018 10/03/2018

Missouri

Description Effective Expires on
State Of Missouri Emergency Declaration 17-02 12/29/2017 01/02/2018

Nebraska

Description Effective Expires on
State Of Nebraska Proclamation 06-28-2018 06/28/2018 TBD

New Hampshire

Description Effective Expires on
NH DOE Notice 12-21-2018 -14_16_45 12/21/2018 01/06/2019
State of New Hampshire Declaration Of Emergency Notice Title 49 CFR 390.23 (Title 49 CFR 390.23 ) 12/26/2017 01/19/2018

New Jersey

Description Effective Expires on
NJ Administrative Order 2018-04: IRP and IFTA Requirements Temporarily Waived 10/19/2018 11/11/2018
NJ - Delivery of Propane and Heating Fuels to Residential and Commercial - Jan 5, 2018 01/05/2017 01/16/2018

New York

Description Effective Expires on
At the Office of the Department of Transportation in the City of Albany on January 16, 2018
CASE 27647 - In the matter of motor carrier compliance with regulations pertaining to hours of service for operators of motor trucks, pursuant to 17 NYCRR 820.6.
01/16/2018 01/31/2018
At the Office of the Department of Transportation in the City of Albany on January 11, 2018
CASE 27647 ... In the matter of motor carrier compliance with regulations pertaining to hours of service for operators of motor trucks, pursuant to 17 NYCRR 820.6.
01/11/2018 01/28/2018
At the Office of the Department of Transportation in the City of Albany on January 3, 2018
CASE 27647 ... that certain rules should be temporarily waived in order to ensure the adequate delivery of salt throughout New York State.
01/03/2018 01/17/2018
At the Office of the Department of Transportation in the City of Albany on December 27, 2017
CASE 27647 ... hours of service regulations are modified with respect to the intrastate transportation of fuels throughout New York.
12/27/2017 01/19/2018

North Carolina

Description Effective Expires on
State Of North Carolina Executive Order No. 53 Waiver of Fuel Vapor 09/10/2018 TBD
State Of North Carolina Executive Order No. 52 Transportation Waiver 09/07/2018 10/06/2018
State Of North Carolina Executive Order No. 51 09/07/2018 TBD
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.45
*NOTE:This Executive Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect for thirty (30) days or the duration of the emergency, whichever is less.
05/30/2018 *06/29/2018
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.44 05/30/2018 TBD
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.35 01/16/2018 02/15/2018
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.34 01/16/2018 TBD
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.32 01/03/2018 02/02/2018
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.31 01/03/2018 TBD
State of North Carolina Executive Order No.30 12/28/2017 01/27/2018

Oklahoma

Description Effective Expires on
Winter Storm 12-06-18 in Oklahoma 12/06/2018 01/05/2019
Oklahoma Secretary of State Executive Order 2017-44 01/14/2018 01/28/2018

Puerto Rico

Description Effective Expires on
Executive Order of The Governor of Puerto Rico: Administrative Bulletin Number: OE-2017-047 09/17/2017 TBD

Rhode Island

Description Effective Expires on
State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations 12/28/2017 01/09/2018

South Carolina

Description Effective Expires on
State of South Carolina Executive Order No. 2018-27 09/08/2018 10/07/2018
State of South Carolina Executive Order No. 2017-45 12/29/2017 01/28/2018
State of South Carolina Executive Order No. 2017-21
*NOTE:(l) provisions of this Order affecting hours of service requirements shall take effect immediately and be in effect for 30 days, expiring midnight on October 6, 2017; (2) provisions of this Order affecting registration, permitting, length, width, weight, and load requirements shall be in effect for 120 days, expiring midnight of January 4, 2018.
09/06/2017 *10/06/2017
01/04/2018

Tennessee

Description Effective Expires on
State of Tennessee Executive Order by the Governor No. 72 09/11/2018 10/11/2018

Texas

Description Effective Expires on
Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding 10/16/2018 TBD
State of Texas Proclamation 06/21/2018 TBD
Texas Department of Public Safety-December 29, 2017-Severe Weather DOE Notice
*Will remain in effect for the duration of the emergency (as defined in Title 49, CFR, Part 390.5) or for five days, ending at 11:59 p.m., January 3, 2018, whichever is less.
12/30/2017 01/03/2018*

Vermont

Description Effective Expires on
State of vermont Declaration Of Emergency Notice 49 CFR 390.23 01/03/2018 01/20/2018

Virginia

Description Effective Expires on
Declaration Of A State Of Emergency for The Commonwealth Of Virginia Due To Winter Weather 120818 12/08/2018 01/06/2019
Virginia Executive Order #23 (10.12.2018) (Michael) 10/11/2018 11/11/2018
Florence VA Amended Emergency Waiver Florence 9-13-18 09/8/2018 10/08/2018
Virginia Emergency Waiver 9-10-18: Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services. 09/10/2018 10/09/2018
State Of Virginia Executive Order 76 (2018) 01/03/2018 03/03/2018
Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Order 72-2017 09/07/2017 06/30/2018

West Virginia

Description Effective Expires on
State of West Virginia File09-11-2018-160532 09/11/2018 TBD
West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and emergency Management -12-28-17 12/28/2017 01/03/2018

Wisconsin

Description Effective Expires on
Wisconsin Executive Order #305 in Response to Flooding 08/28/2018 TBD
The State of Wisconsin -- EO #268 12/29/2017 01/28/2018
Last updated: Wednesday, August 26, 2020