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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

Trucking Resources

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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

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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.

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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.

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Latest Weather Information

NOAA maintains the latest information on storm tracking and warning areas.

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Traffic Information

Instant updates on traffic and crashes statewide through the website or mobile app download.

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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.

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Trucking Industry Disaster Preparedness

Recent Event Information

24Apr 17

OOIDA pushes back on speed limiters

OOIDA has opposed the mandate and argues such devices create congestion and speed differentials, which lead to higher accident involvement rates At least one veteran professional driver doesn’t think so (although…

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