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    Violations — and gender — increase likelihood of crashes

    August 1, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The next time someone jokes about women drivers, they might want to think about the latest research results from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).

    The institute’s updated crash predictor model continues to identify violations for reckless driving or failing to yield the right of way as the top two behaviors that predict future crashes by truck drivers. But gender appears to play a role as well.

  • ATRI seeking cost information for annual report

    May 16, 2018 10:33AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is compiling data for its annual Operational Costs of Trucking report, and its seeking input from fleets. The non-profit research organization is asking for information on driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums,

  • ATA aiming for inclusiveness in mid-year meeting rebranding

    March 20, 2018 4:39PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Changes are coming to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) mid-year meeting. In an effort to be more inclusive, the organization is re-branding the May Leadership Meeting as the Mid-Year Management Session, aiming to show value to a

  • Research priorities approved by ATRI Board

    May 3, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Board of Directors have approved this year’s Research Priorities as defined by ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee.

  • Study: U.S. Truck Safety Hit by Changes in HOS Rules

    April 29, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    ARLINGTON, VA — New analysis of changes to the 34-hour restart provisions in U.S. hours of service rules for truckers confirms what many in the trucking have been saying since they took effect.

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    Study says RSC Systems Better, Less Expensive Than ESC

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    ARLINGTON, VA. – Contrary to other studies, RSC technology is better and less expensive than ESC technology says a report. What this means for mandating ESC technology is unknown.

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    Fuel, Wages Largest Percentage of Operational Costs

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    ARLINGTON, VA – Operational costs continue to rise, according to a recent report by the American Transportation Research Institute.