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From the scene in D.C. and around the country as grassroots groups press against the ELD mandate

This week's Overdrive Radio podcast: Anti-ELD demonstrators in D.C. met with officials at FMCSA offices Thursday after spending Wednesday spread across the city in small groups. Tony Justice on tactics. A sampling of calls from around the country about events this week.

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Rhode Island renumbering exits on interstates, major highways

Rhode Island DOT will begin later this year renumbering highway exits on the state's interstates and major highways to have the exit numbers match milemarkers.

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FDA launches training module for new food hauling regs

Individuals who complete the online training module will be able to obtain a certificate of completion from the website. Carriers are also required to maintain records documenting training to be presented to FDA upon request.

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Celadon faces SEC investigation, refinances debt

Monday’s announcement comes amid other financial uncertainty for the company, which reported a $10 million operating loss in the second quarter of its fiscal 2017.

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Owner-operator among those killed in Vegas shooting, died protecting family

A California truck driver was among the 59 people killed in the mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, and his sister says he died so she and her daughter could live.

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Pink load bars for breast cancer awareness

Save-A-Load by Fleet Engineers offers pink versions of its Save-A-Load bars, available year-round, and a portion of the revenue from sales of those bars is donated to Breastcancer.org on a quarterly basis.

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Top military veteran trucking rookie voting open, new Kenworth T680 up for grabs

Voting is now open for Fastport’s 2017 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award, which honors a rookie truck driver with a military background. The program awards a fully loaded Kenworth T680 to the winner.

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Pete, Kenworth add new Eaton automated transmission as option

Eaton's new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission is now available on Kenworth's T680 and Peterbilt's models 579 and 567 spec'd with a Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine the truck makers announced Wednesday.

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ELD protests Day 2: Truckers roll in, stage along rigs in front of DOT headquarters

Early Wednesday, roughly 30 trucks rolled into Washington, D.C., bobtail, and parked along Constitution Ave. and in front of Department of Transportation headquarters, where truckers protested the ELD mandate, the hours of service rule and more.

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First look at Tesla semi? Unauthorized photo posted to Reddit

Tesla's in-development Class 8 electric tractor, which is scheduled to be unveiled later this month, appears to have been spotted in an undisclosed location in California -- the picture from which was posted to Reddit this weekend, though later removed. 

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