Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and emergency information
While Texas, Louisiana and federal officials work tirelessly to help those affected by of Hurricane Harvey, many trucking businesses are already involved with relief efforts. Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a Regional Emergency Declaration for Hurricane Harvey. The declaration is posted at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency.
Meanwhile, if you are donating resources or conducting business in the areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey, please review the following information and use the links below to help you as you move forward.
The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has posted transportation and warehouse needs to their needs map. Please review the map to see if there are needs that you can assist with. Please note that they are seeking pro bono, donated and/or volunteer offers only at this time.
FreightWaves has provided some great information on what what fleets and drivers should expect when running FEMA loads here.
Waivers & Declarations:
- Texas State of Emergency
- Louisiana State of Emergency
- Louisiana Waiver
- FMCSA Regional Declaration of Emergency
- FMCSA Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions and Permits