ARLINGTON, VA. – Atlanta has the dubious distinction of being home to three of the 10 worst bottlenecks for trucks on American highways, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) reports. The institute’s annual list identifies the intersection of I-95 and…
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.
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,…
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…
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.
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.
ARLINGTON, Va. — A recent study has found that anti-idling technology can reduce a truck’s idle time by up to 78 percent, but it could take a while to recover the initial upfront cost of the equipment.
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.
ARLINGTON, VA – Despite the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) saying the new hours-of-service (HOS) regulations will create great benefits for the industry, a new study says otherwise.