Emergency Declaration Issued For Hurricane Dorian

Frankfort, KY — To help with supply needs, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain regulations for commercial motor carriers involved with Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Secretary Thomas issued the emergency declaration that provides regulatory relief for crews heading to the affected areas of the east coast to deliver goods, restore utilities and remove debris. The order exempts driver’s hours of service limitation and waives permit fees for overweight vehicles. The declaration is temporary and is scheduled to expire on September 29th.