December 15, 2014 - Industry News
Median pay for truck drivers is on par with the national median for U.S. households, while the trucking industry offers drivers “competitive" benefits, according to a new study from the American Trucking Associations.
Tags: ATA, Research, Driver Pay
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry, during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.
Tags: ATA, Research, CSA, Hours of Service, Driver Shortage, Electronic Logging Devices, ATRI, ELDs, ATA MC&E
August 5, 2014 - Industry News
Trucking capacity is indeed tight, according to the third-quarter 2014 Fleet Sentiment Report survey conducted in July by CK Commercial Vehicle Research, and carriers are trying many methods to improve productivity.
Tags: Productivity, Research, Capacity
May 21, 2014 - Industry News
A new survey from the nation’s asphalt producers and contractors finds U.S. truck drivers and motorists are increasingly frustrated with the state of U.S. roads, preferring well-maintained, safe, and smooth roadways.
Tags: Drivers, Congress, Research, Survey, Highway Funding, Highways
May 9, 2014 - Industry News
Trucks equipped with electronic driver logs have significantly lower crash rates than those without, according to a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration test.
Tags: FMCSA, Safety, ELDs, Electronic Logging Devices, Research, CVSA, Drivers, Safety & Compliance
May 8, 2014 - Industry News
If every commercial vehicle over 10,000 pounds were equipped with an in-cab video-based driver safety system, about 800 lives could be saved each year and more than 38,000 injuries prevented, according to a new study.
Tags: Accidents, DriveCam, Research, Lytx
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute on Tuesday released the findings of its evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s field study report on the new hours-of0service rules.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Regulations, ATA, American Trucking Associations, Research, American Transportation Research Institute, Hours of Service, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, HOS, ATRI, Safety & Compliance
April 23, 2013 - Industry News
Efforts by federal officials prohibiting all interstate and haz-mat truckers from texting while driving, along with many state having such laws for all drivers, may do little for safety on the roadway, based on new research.
Tags: Texting, Research, Drivers, Safety, Distracted Driving
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