09 March 2020 – Activation of Iowa’s emergency response plan, suspension of motor hour restrictions

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory changes; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: Iowa

Overview: Iowa’s emergency response plan activated. Suspension of the provisions regarding the hours of service of motor carriers and and drivers of commercial motor vehicles, while transporting vaccines, antivirals, prescription drugs, protective equipment, and other necessary medical assets
Full details here: https://governor.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/202003100818.pdf