Walz signs executive order extending exemptions for vehicles, drivers providing assistance in COVID-19 relief efforts
Thursday night, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed Executive Order 20-37, which extends exemptions for vehicles and drivers providing assistance for COVID-19 emergency relief efforts for 30 days.
The governor’s office states the order will extend provisions outlined in Executive Order 20-06, which exempted COVID-19 response vehicles and drivers from certain regulations, including limits on weight and hours of service.
The relief helps ensure the continued free flow of critical relief supplies and other essential goods during the pandemic, the governor’s office said.
The order is effective immediately.