Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
On This Site
or Click Here
KYTC Emergency declaration for hurricane relief crews
By Naitore Djigbenou
Frankfort, KY - In anticipation of Hurricane Michael and its potential to cause damage to the southeastern United States, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain commercial motor carrier regulations for operators involved in relief efforts.
Secretary Thomas issued the emergency declaration that provides temporary regulatory relief for crews heading to the affected areas to deliver goods, restore utilities and remove debris.
"Kentucky seeks to offer mutual aid to assist in the federal and state disaster response for the forecasted hurricane," said Secretary Thomas. "Lifting these restrictions allows crews to assist with the relief effort as quickly as possible."
The order exempts a driver's hours of service limitation and weigh station stoppage, suspends registration requirements and waives permit fees for overweight/over-dimensional vehicles. All other safety requirements will remain in effect for drivers. Commercial drivers must carry a copy of the Official Order in the cab of their vehicle.
The declaration expires on Nov. 10, 2018.
A copy of the declaration can be downloaded here: content.govdelivery.com/attachments/KYTC/2018/10/10/file_attachments/1086808/Hurricane%20Michael%20Official%20order.pdf.
This story was posted on 2018-10-10 12:13:45
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
More articles from topic Kentucky:
KY DOC expanding public alert system
KY-OVR wins $2.5M RETAIN demonstration grant
Governor joins 16 states in Amicus brief over 2nd Amendment
Man fatally impaled by lance at medieval-themed Kentucky event
Green Co Fiscal Court awarded $278k from KYTC
State Receives $7.5M grant for HANDS Program
Trane closing Lexington plant, laying off 600 hourly workers
Cook appointed to the Judicial Conduct Commission
Adopt-a-Highway groups plan for 'Fall Sweep'
Quarles to speak at groundbreaking for Prairie Farms Plant
View even more articles in topic Kentucky
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.