Hours of Service Waiver until February 16, 2021

Pursuant to the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issued by the Governor on February 1, 2021, 75 Pa. C.S. §6108, and the authority granted in 49 C.F.R. §390.23 and 67 Pa. Code Chapter 231, the waivers in this exemption apply to motor carriers engaged in operations necessary to respond to the sever winter storm event disaster emergency declared by the Governor. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation hereby issues the following exemption:

TYPE OF OPERATION: Transportation of essential food, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals to food distribution, retail and wholesale food establishments, and transportation and distribution of agricultural feed, and transportation of motor fuels, heating fuels, and propane.

EXTENT OF EXEMPTION: Requirement to comply with driver hour of service limitations. 

Drivers operating under the terms of the Hours of Service waiver should keep a copy of Exemption 2021-01 (below) in the vehicle.

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 2, 2021

TERMINATION DATE: February 16, 2021

Click HERE to View/Print Exemption 2021.01