Diesel national average price jumps 4 cents to $3.92

| June 24, 2014

California had the country’s most expensive diesel at $4.119 per gallon, followed by New England’s $4.102 and the Central Atlantic’s $4.071.

XRS update automates IFTA

| June 23, 2014

Electronic-log and in-vehicle communications software developer XRS' latest software release debuted Sunday, June 22. The new features and enhancements include the debut of XRS Trip Management, automated IFTA filing, upgrades to FLX Forms editing and overall improvements to system performance.

Teamsters’ case against Green Fleet Systems goes to labor board

| June 23, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board will hear arguments Aug. 25 from a California trucking company and the Teamsters union after vacating their informal agreement regarding union activity.

Operator hits overhead door while exiting — could trucker have prevented it?

| June 20, 2014

After truck operator John Doe pulled the loading dock at a grocery store, a staff member of the facility lowered the dock's overhead door, which Doe hit on his way out. Could he have prevented the accident?

PIB tip: Work to improve your credit

| June 19, 2014

Credit scores can be improved slowly over time. Here's how.

Fuel tax hike proposed in Senate to shore up highway funding

| June 19, 2014

A proposal in the Senate is pursing the oft-cited and trucking-backed solution for shoring up the Highway Trust Fund: an increase in the tax on diesel and gasoline at the pump.

Load, self-dispatch automation: Heads up on two services

| June 19, 2014

Introducing DashHaul.com and Comfreight.com, two more load matching services aimed at involving direct shippers and great automation of the process.

Change the oil or change engine parts — it’s up to you

Bruce Mallinson | June 18, 2014

When you became an owner-operator, you became responsible for maintaining your truck, and this means changing the oil. With truck ownership, you have a big decision to make: Change the oil, or replace the parts. It’s up to you.

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