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 says link between weather and crashes not what you think
TORONTO, ON -- Quick: Do more accidents happen in lousy or good weather? According to a research study led by Sunnybrook Hospital physician and epidemiologist Dr. Donald Redelmeier, it's actually the bright, sunny days that put us at all at greater risk of getting into a crash.
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.
Truck Emissions Control, After-Treatment Segment to Expand Quickly
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- The emissions control and after treatment components and services segment is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing branch of the North American Class 6 to 8 truck aftermarket over the next six years.
CTA, New Jersey Reach Agreement on Tax, Truck Seizures
TORONTO, ON - The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) says it has reached an agreement for its members with officials in one U.S. state so trucks will no longer be seized for failure to pay a certain tax under a temporary amnesty program.