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FMCSA issues HOS exemption for fuel haulers after pipeline cyberattack

Jun 09, 2021 at 10:06 AM CST

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a temporary hours-of-service exemption for motor carriers and drivers transporting fuel in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack. FMCSA on Sunday issued the exemption for “those transporting gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined petroleum products to Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.”