Emergency Declaration: 2024 Solar Eclipse

April 7, 2024

Pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 390.23 and Chapter 644 of the Texas Transportation Code, Colonel Steven C. McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, has declared a local emergency exists which justifies certain exemptions from Parts 390 through 399 of Title 49 (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations). Such emergency declaration is in response to the solar eclipse and related traffic and possible supply chain shortages in the State of Texas. 

Please see the full emergency declaration below, or here.

Emergency Declaration