If there’s one subject you can rely on for heated debate in trucking circles, it’s Hours of Service regulations. And the new 34 Hour Restart rule is a particular point of contention. Recently, parties on all sides of the issue presented their arguments to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia—and they proved ...March 15, 2013
If there’s one thing that rocks my world, it’s cutting-edge mobile technology. Oh, and a great party. (I guess that makes two things.) So, when you throw a party for a new, advanced smartphone, it’s sure to be a hit, if you ask me. And that’s exactly what I found at the Samsung Galaxy S4 ...March 4, 2013
The XRS team is proud to announce from the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Conference that our new XRS product, the trucking industry’s first and only complete mobile platform for compliance and fleet optimization, is now widely available! The XRS product is now available for sale, with shipment during the second quarter of the calendar year. ...March 1, 2013
It seems like every time we turn around, the FMCSA is announcing new Hours of Service regulations, CSA changes or safety initiatives. And it’s tough to keep up, especially for the owner/operators and small fleets that don’t have a full-time compliance manager to rely on. So, we weren’t exactly surprised when X Nation friend, M Rick ...February 20, 2013
Every now and then, it seems the universe reminds you to do something. For example, you see a local grocer’s delivery truck drive by and you remember to pick up milk and bread on the way home. Or you hear a news report about a company being charged with laundering money and you realize you ...February 14, 2013
Here at XRS Headquarters, we recently unveiled a new room that looks and feels more like a hip, cutting-edge cell phone store than a meeting room at a software company. The Road Science Lab is our new product immersion facility, and is designed to give anyone who visits our offices – customers, prospects, technology partners ...February 7, 2013
The FMCSA wants to keep you--and the larger driving public--safe on our nation’s roads. And it believes its new signature tool, the Safety Management Cycle, or SMC, will help you do just that. Rather than simply identifying violations, the SMC is meant to assist you in taking a hard look at why safety and compliance issues ...January 28, 2013
Nasty weather and road travel are a bad combination, there’s no question. That’s why avoiding those heart-stopping, stomach-churning moments is a priority for everyone in the industry. And thanks to the mobile era, we have the potential to help keep you safe with timely, location-based weather alerts. We’d like to do our part, but to do ...