Echo: Winter Storms Halt Some Travel
We’ve had a rough few weeks of winter storms (some more than others). While we may be getting sore arms from shoveling or wondering when the kids will have a full week of school again, trucks are having some trouble getting from Point A to Point B.
In Georgia, officials are preparing to order trucks off the interstates: Officials concerned about commercial trucks ahead of winter weather.
In New Jersey and New York, governors already closed the roads in previous storms: Riding out the storm in NJ truck stops.
In Tennessee, the governor suspended federal rules for commercial vehicles so food supplies, heating fuel and agricultural items that were delayed from the storms could be delivered: Haslam suspends rules to help trucks as winter storm lingers.