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.

Group of OOIDA members, drivers issue letter to DOT in support of Anne Ferro

| June 21, 2014

Citing regulatory efforts on detention pay and other compensation reform, CSA and other programs as beneficial, one group of OOIDA members comes out in support of FMCSA chief.

Scott Grenerth named OOIDA regulatory director

| June 20, 2014

Scott Grenerth, former Fikes- and, later, CRST-leased owner-operator, will head up OOIDA's regulatory advocacy operation.

Today is last day to vote for female trucker contest

| June 20, 2014

Ten women have the chance to advance to the final three in Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest. The first-place winner, to be announced in July, will be crowned at GATS in August.

Restart rollback bill delayed as Senate pulls it from the floor

| June 20, 2014

The Senate bill that would have suspended two of the 34-hour restart provisions included in the 2013-implemented federal hours-of-service rule was pulled from the Senate floor June 19 after disagreements over procedural rules prevented the bill from moving forward for debate.

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.

Truckers favor none-of-the-above option on Iraq

| June 19, 2014

A small majority of Overdrive readers favor no U.S. intervention in the ongoing crisis in Iraq.

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