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Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination -- Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Deputy Administrator
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

October 6, 2017


This is a Notice that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has exercised agency discretion and determined not to enforce the Temporary Operating Authority Registration fee provisions of 49 C.F.R. 360.3T(d)(2) and (f)(6) against those Motor carriers requesting Temporary Operating Authority Registration to provide direct assistance to emergency relief efforts pursuant to the Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2018-0001, dated October 6, 2017, issued by the FMCSA Regional Field Administrator for the Southern Service Center, including any future amendments or extensions or limitations. This Notice will expire upon the expiration or termination of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2018-000 1, including any future extensions.

This Notice:

  1. Acknowledges the anticipated severe damage that is expected to result from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Nate in the States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi;
  2. Considers the interests of safety and the immediate need to alleviate the effects of Tropical StormlHurricane Nate;
  3. Creates no individual rights of action and establishes no precedent for future determinations;
  4. Is inapplicable to motor carriers whose operating authority registration is revoked.

Daphne Y. Jefferson,
Deputy Administrator
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Last updated: Saturday, October 7, 2017