Noem signs executive order on deliveries of liquid products

June 12, 2023

Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem has signed an Executive Order granting an hours-of-service waiver for certain liquid products being transported through South Dakota.

The 30-day order declares a state of emergency and exempts delivery of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, propane, ethyl alcohol, and natural gasoline from federal motor carrier regulations regarding drivers’ hours of service. The waiver will address supply shortages being reported in the state by businesses and residents.

The executive order expires at midnight on July 9th.