Media Alert – ELD Mandate


Kansas City, MO (Nov. 8, 2017):

Linda Chezem, a spokesperson for Protect the Harvest (PTH) will make an important address to the 2017 National Association Farm Broadcasters Convention (NAFB) Trade Talk forum on Thursday morning Nov. 9.  She will speak to the nationally debated ‘hot button’ subject: “Will the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) regulations for truck shut down our economy?”


Chezem, of Counsel, Foley, Peden and Wisco and Adjunct Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine is a trucking industry expert and maintains that the economic fallout for rural communities and small businesses would be catastrophic to the economy and is a compelling reason to delay the ELD mandate.


Chezem will speak at the PTH Booth, #73  located in the Century Ballroom on the Ballroom Level of the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center on Thursday Nov. 9. The Trade Talk forum begins at 7:00am.



ELD Mandate

Lt to Rt: Gurinder Singh, Linda Chezem and PTH founder Forrest Lucas presenting ELD delay arguments in Washington, DC. recently.



Trade Talk is the centerpiece event of the NAFB National Convention, connecting the agricultural industry with more than 100 member broadcasters to discuss issues and topics important to their organizations, associations and companies. Trade Talk is a must-attend event for leaders in the agricultural industry.



Protect The Harvest (PTH), is a political initiative founded by Forrest Lucas of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. PTH was created to defend and preserve the freedoms of American consumers, farmers, ranchers, outdoor enthusiasts and animal owners.

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    • Need to know if school districts are exempt from the ELD mandate in hauling animals for Future Farmers of America (FFA)

      Wendy Konz
      December 5, 2017, @ 6:12 pm Reply

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