Governor Amends Travel Ban on Certain Tractor-Trailers

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Governor Ned Lamont has implemented a travel ban preventing certain tractor-trailers from traveling on some major highways during Monday's storm and it will be in effect until further notice.

The travel ban, which went into effect at 5 a.m., affects all empty and tandem tractor-trailers from traveling on all limited-access highways statewide all tractor-trailers from traveling on Interstate 84.

The ban does not affect those providing emergency supplies necessary for the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccines, testing supplies and medications, according to the governor.

The restrictions also do not affect those supporting operations that provide critical services or supplies to the public, such as fuel, medical supplies and food.

Lamont said the travel ban is in collaboration with neighboring states.

The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

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