September 24, 2014
Operating costs for trucking companies are on the rise again after falling slightly in 2012, according to a new study by ATRI, lead by significant increases in equipment and labor costs.
September 18, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute has added a compendium of sustainable freight practices on its website.
August 11, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute has launched a new survey asking trucking industry stakeholders to rank their top concerns.
July 31, 2014
A new study has confirmed that state enforcement disparities create uneven safety playing fields for motor carriers that have different operating patterns and mileage exposure in the lower 48 states.
May 21, 2014
Sandberg, the CEO of TransSafe Consulting, previously served as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the George W. Bush administration.
May 12, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute launched a data collection initiative to update the 2013 Operational Costs of Trucking report. Through a brief online survey, ATRI seeks to capture basic cost information from for-hire carriers such as driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums and lease or purchase payments.
April 30, 2014
Congestion on the nation’s Interstate highways added over $9.2 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2013, according to research released Wednesday by the American Transportation Research Institute.
April 22, 2014
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.
April 7, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute launched two separate online surveys targeting commercial driver input on critical operational issues – impacts from the new hours-of-service rules and detention time impacts on safety and productivity.
February 25, 2014
Phil Byrd, chairman of American Trucking Associations and president and CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express, will be the featured speaker for ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held March 10-13 in Nashville, Tenn.
January 28, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute has released a new white paper showing a majority of the nation’s truck drivers do not have an understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety and Accountability program. CSA was rolled out nationally just over three years ago
November 20, 2013
The stage is set for a political grilling of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration at a House hearing Thursday on the hours-of-service rule. Amid relentless criticism of the 34-hour restart and 30-minute break provisions of the rule, agency administrator Anne Ferro will be called on to explain and defend the agency’s decision-making.
November 18, 2013
The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday released the findings of its latest analysis of the operational and economic impacts resulting from the new hours-of-service rules that went into effect July 1.
October 21, 2013
ORLANDO -- The changes to the federal commercial driver hours of service rules that went into effect July 1 caused the issue to top the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey of more than 4,000 trucking industry executives, truck drivers, trucking industry suppliers and government.
September 26, 2013
The American Transportation Research Instituteis asking motor carriers to provide inpu on how the new hours of service regulations that went into effect July 1 are affecting them.
September 9, 2013
The American Transportation Research Institute has started its second phase of research on the effects of recent changes to the hours-of-service rules, which went into effect on July 1.
September 6, 2013
Trucking companies, drivers and the general public who share the road with trucks would all benefit from an approach that treats truck driver health as an ongoing project rather than every-other-year paperwork – and the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners could be a step in that direction.
September 4, 2013
The average marginal cost per mile in 2012 was $1.63, a slight decrease from the $1.71 found in 2011, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's latest update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking.
August 5, 2013
The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, launched the 2013 Top Industry Issues Survey.
July 1, 2013
American Trucking Associations announced it will host the first ATA Executive Summit to explore strategies that maximize the payback for fleets that make investments in technological advances and data analysis.
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