Violations — and gender — increase likelihood of crashes
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.
Researchers look to ID safe, young drivers
ARLINGTON, VA - Is it possible to develop a tool that identifies young drivers who match the characteristics of safer, older commercial drivers? That's something the American Transportation Research Institute is trying to find out - and it has unveiled the first phase of related research.
Study showcases use of fuel-saving tech
ARLINGTON, VA - What does it take to reach 6.5 miles per gallon (36 liters per 100 kilometers)? A survey by the American Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, and sponsors at ExxonMobil offers some insights into what fleets did to reach this median target.
Maverick’s CEO Urges Feds to Postpone New Hours of Service
ARLINGTON, VA - Steve Williams, chairman and CEO of Maverick USA and chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), went before the United States House of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's panel today to bring to light flaws in the upcoming hours-of-service (HOS) changes.