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Hurricane Harvey Carrier Information Center

September 5, 2017

Written by Yesenia Carrillo

The IRS, IFTA and IRP are assisting carriers affected by Hurricane Harvey through emergency waivers and tax relief and assistance. Check this page frequently, as updates are posted as soon as they are received.

  • Wisconsin, Wisconsin has temporarily waived certain federal and state regulations for interstate and intrastate carriers providing emergency relief and assistance relating to Hurricane Harvey.
  • Arizona, Arizona has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for motor vehicles providing direct assistance to states affected by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Tennessee, Tennessee has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for any motor vehicles engaged in interstate disaster relief efforts or traveling through Tennessee as part of disaster relief for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
  • Georgia, Georgia has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA trip and fuel permits for vehicles providing direct assistance with hurricane relief efforts.
  • Nebraska, Nebraska has granted a temporary waiver of requirements for those vehicles providing direct assistance with hurricane relief efforts.
  • Illinois, Illinois will grant exemptions from Illinois registration requirements for those vehicles responding to the Texas and Florida hurricane relief efforts.
  • Arkansas, Arkansas has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for any motor vehicle traveling through Arkansas that is engaged in the disaster relief efforts.
  • New Jersey, New Jersey has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for vehicles providing disaster relief to the states of Texas, Louisiana, and Florida.
  • Iowa, Iowa has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for vehicles providing essential services or hauling emergency relief supplies due to Hurricane Harvey.
  • North Carolina, North Carolina is temporarily suspending motor vehicle regulations to ensure restoration of utility services and transporting essentials.
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration requirements for the purpose of ensuing that essential services and emergency relief supplies reach the disaster areas due to Hurricane Harvey.
  • Missouri, Missouri has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for vehicles providing essential services and emergency relief supplies as part of disaster relief.
  • South Carolina, South Carolina has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for vehicles providing essential services and emergency relief supplies as part of disaster relief.
  • Delaware, Delaware has granted a temporary waiver of IRP registration and IFTA requirements for vehicles providing essential services and emergency relief supplies as part of disaster relief.
  • IRS, IRS waives diesel fuel penalty for all of Texas due to Hurricane Harvey.
  • Tennessee, Tennessee has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for any motor vehicles engaged in interstate disaster relief efforts or traveling through Tennessee as part of disaster relief.
  • Texas, Texas has suspended IRP and temporary registration permit requirements for commercial vehicles involved in disaster relief efforts in Texas or Louisiana.
  • Virginia, Virginia has issued limited exemption of hours of service for carriers transporting gasoline.
  • Virginia, Virginia has issued a waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services.
  • Oregon, Oregon is temporarily suspending certain requirements for commercial vehicles engaged in Oregon’s wildfire relief efforts until October 2.
  • Kentucky 110950, Kentucky exempts motor vehicles transporting petroleum and petroleum products from hours of service requirements.
  • Kentucky 11094, Kentucky has issued a waiver of IRP, hours of service, and economic requirements for vehicles providing relief supplies, power restoration, or debris removal in the affected areas.
  • Kansas, Kansas has granted certain exemptions for all motor carriers providing direct assistance to affected areas of Texas from Hurricane Harvey.
  • Alabama, Alabama has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for those vehicles engaged in interstate relief efforts in Texas or traveling through Alabama as part of the disaster relief.
  • Idaho, Idaho has granted temporary suspension of “hours of service” regulations for vehicles delivering bulk fuel.
  • Nevada, Nevada has granted a waiver of trip permits and fees for those vehicles being used specifically to assist with hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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