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  • Lack of truck parking costly for drivers: ATRI

    December 13, 2016 2:28PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – A lack of truck parking is costing professional drivers in the US an average of US$4,600 in lost wages each year, as they spend time looking for parking spots that otherwise could have gone towards revenue-generating driving.

  • Report indicates fuel savings come from use of variety of technologies

    October 17, 2016 3:30PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – A study has determined that the median fleet-wide fuel economy is 6.5 miles per gallon, and that the number was achieved through the use of a variety of fuel saving technologies. For truck-tractors, aluminum wheels, speed limiters

  • ELD mandate industry’s top concern

    October 3, 2016 10:23AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is the trucking industry’s top concern, according to an annual survey by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). More than 65% of respondents cited the ELD mandate, and the

  • Driver costs now higher than fuel costs, says ATRI

    September 26, 2016 1:57PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says due to lower fuel prices, the trucking industry’s operational costs declined in 2015. Releasing the findings from the 2016 update to ‘An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking, the

  • Congestion on US highways costing trucking industry

    April 19, 2016 2:16PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTION, Va. – Traffic congestion on US highways added nearly $50 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2014, according to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Utilizing data sources covering the entire US National Highway System, ATRI’s

  • ATRI seeks input from carriers and drivers on truck platooning

    November 17, 2014 12:15PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is asking fleets to weigh in with their input on truck platooning and its potential to reduce fuel costs. Drivers and motor carriers are being asked to take a survey by

  • Hours-of-service the most pressing issue for US fleet execs

    October 6, 2014 11:59AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — American fleet executives are less worried about the economy and more worried about hours-of-service regulations, according to an annual list of the trucking industry’s top concerns. The list, compiled by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI),

  • ATRI shares insights on sustainable freight practices

    September 18, 2014 9:02PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has published a compendium of sustainable freight practices employed by the trucking industry. The compendium, available at www.atri-online.org, identifies a number of sustainable practices being used by the trucking industry, including: