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
Emergency Permits and Orders
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. Please check the specific documents for the current emergency situation (BOTTOM OF PAGE AT LINK):
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
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
FHP CVE issued direction to Troopers on suspension of certain enforcement activities during the emergency relating to vehicle involved in emergency operations.
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.
Recent Event Information
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