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Dawdling digits and thumbtastic things

As the #ELDorMe tweetstorm continues, Wendy weighs in: "if you have to yell loud and long to get someone to pay attention to the people who helped put this administration into office, then I say keep yelling. As a matter of fact, yell louder."

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New tool for the holiday road: Aggregated road alerts from Twitter

Introducing our new "Roads 511" list on Twitter, a central spot for live updates from state DOTs and 511 traffic sites posting timely updates from around the nation.

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Birds of a feather truck together

More new, notable or odd followers of @OverdriveUpdate on Twitter.

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Shutdown = No twitter for Anthony Foxx

Anthony Foxx has pledged not to use Twitter during the government shutdown -- perhaps some hours of service suggestions might help wake him up.

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Three advocate-operators on why they do what they do

A look back at three operators/advocates recently featured in a brief driver-appreciation Q&A at Load Delivered Logistics' website.

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Low-viscosity oils to be integral in meeting next emissions, mileage targets

Follow news editor James Jaillet on Twitter for live updates from Shell Rotella's tech center in Germany, later in the week including action from a Class 8 truck-racing series.

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BumperStumper from Alliance

Alliance Truck Parts' BumperStumper contest offers Alliance merchandise and prizes for guessing the make and model of a truck by a picture of its bumper only.

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New: Minimizer mobile site

Minimizer's new mobile-friendly tool offers users a streamlined experience on mobile phone browsers.

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Birds of a feather: Trucking tweeps @OverdriveUpdate

More selected new and/or noteworthy followers of Overdrive's Twitter feed, @overdriveupdate.

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Hawk to DOT: “Point me to the nearest roadkill?”

What happens when a bird of prey tries to communicate with a DOT traffic camera? It makes for good humor on Twitter.

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