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DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads

The Dept. of Transportation announced on Oct. 6 the “immediate availability” of $5 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation to help repair roads and bridges damaged by the recent rain-driven flooding that has crippled the state.

Flooding Takes Toll on Carolina Fleets

The governors of South Carolina and North Carolina have issued executive orders that suspend hours-of-service requirements as well as certain truck size and weight limits for loads deemed necessary to help speed emergency relief in their states.

Flood Rescues in Columbia, S.C.

Here's dramatic video footage of rescue efforts in Columbia, S.C., where floodwaters turned local roads into raging rivers after record-setting rainfall. The video is from earthspace101 via YouTube. For safety tips on driving in flash-flood conditions, click here.

Turn Around, Don't Drown

Here is a video from the U.S. National Weather Service warning about the dangers of driving through floodwaters. For the full safety tip, click here.

Houston Flood Damages City Vehicles

Severe weather, tornado, and flooding have affected at least 45 counties in Texas. In Houston, the state's most populous city, flooding has damaged about 66 city fleet vehicles.

Colorado Fleets Offer Advice In Light of Flooding

The cities of Loveland and Longmont, Colo.'s fleet managers spoke with Government Fleet regarding their experiences with the recent Colorado floods, and provided advice for other agencies in emergency situations.