DISASTER AND EMERGENCY RESOURCES
Natural disasters affect everyone at some point. Here are some resources to help you before, during, and after a natural disaster or other emergency happens. Protect yourself and your fleet, and find ways to help those in need!
CURRENT EVENT INFORMATION
EXECUTIVE ORDER 22-27: FREEZING TEMPERATURES, HARM TO AGRICULTURE
When the Governor of Florida issues an state of emergency, FDOT and others allow certain trucking regulations to be temporarily relaxed or lifted. These apply to road use, size and weight restrictions, hours of service and other issues.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SIZE AND WEIGHT
Information about who and what type of vehicle must utilize weigh stations/scales in Florida and other FAQ pertaining to the facilities
Permitting: are there lifts/modifications?
Tolls: are there lifts/modifications?
HOS: what are the impacts/changes?
EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS BY STATE
Find emergency declarations for states in which you operate by using this list complied by FMCSA. Note permits and orders will vary by state so do your homework on each.
FLORIDA DISASTER INFORMATION
Businesses today must plan for more than just supply and demand. Hurricanes, floods, fires, terrorism, and other potential hazards pose serious threats to businesses everywhere. The tools and information provided on this page are designed to help Florida businesses stay prepared and to ensure the continued health of Florida’s economy.
Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Info for Business
Register your business with the Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center
Statewide notices of regulation changes by the Governor: News Releases
Agriculture Specific Rule Changes to Motor Carrier Operations
Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi have waived their interstate import requirements for Florida pets and livestock.
Updated pop-up information available at www.freightmovesflorida.com