June 8, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute, in conjunction with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and ExxonMobil, has launched an online survey seeking the input of heavy-duty truck fleet managers on fuel economy and fuel usage.
May 27, 2016
A recent survey on screening and treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea found that drivers were bearing many of the costs associated with the condition.
May 18, 2016
The recently formed Truck Parking Leadership Initiative is developing a free app called Park My Truck to locate truck parking information and find available spaces for drivers.
May 13, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed UPS Freight President Rich McArdle to the board of the nonprofit research organization.
May 11, 2016
The ATA, CVSA, NATSO Foundation and ATRI have all joined forces to announce a new truck parking initiative in Washington, D.C., aimed at making information on parking availability open to all drivers.
May 10, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for carriers to participate in its annual update to the Operational Costs of Trucking Report.
April 19, 2016
Traffic congestion on highways drove operational costs for trucking up by more than $49.6 billion in 2014, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.
April 14, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute on April 15 launched an online survey of truck drivers on issues related to sleep apnea
March 21, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking drivers interested in keeping a 14-day diary of their truck parking issues as part of an effort to collect real-world information on the daily challenges drivers face to find truck parking.
November 18, 2015
Atlanta's I-285 at I-85 North is the worst truck bottleneck in the country, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's annual congestion study -- and watch out in Houston, Texas.
November 10, 2015
ATRI's latest CSA Research Piece found that excluding “non-preventable crashes” from data decreased the Crash Indicator BASIC by nearly 15% among over a dozen carriers studied.
September 29, 2015
Rising equipment costs and driver wages led to an increase in operational costs in 2014, according to a comprehensive report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
September 21, 2015
Truck drivers are most interested in being able to reserve a parking space near major metropolitan areas. But nearly half of those recently surveyed are unwilling to pay to reserve any space.
August 4, 2015
The American Transportation Research Institute has launched its 2015 Top Industry Issues Survey, which ranks the trucking industry’s biggest concerns.
May 27, 2015
A report on the first phase of research into the possible benefits of truck platooning technologies showed that all trucks in a platoon gained fuel efficiencies, with the lead truck gaining as much as a 5 percent improvement while the trailing truck got up to 10 percent improvement.
April 29, 2015
The 34-hour restart provisions for truck drivers, which currently remain under suspension, had a negative impact on motor-carrier safety when they were in effect by driving up crash risk, per a new ATRI research study.
April 16, 2015
The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking participation from carriers to update its 2014 Operational Costs of Trucking report.
April 1, 2015
The American Transportation Research Institute is researching truck parking and truck parking reservation systems through a new survey of drivers. Drivers can take the survey through the end of April.
January 26, 2015
Former Roadway CEO Michael W. Wickham passed away last Tuesday Jan. 20, at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. Wickham was 67 years old.
December 17, 2014
The George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. topped the list of the most congested locations for truck freight, according to analysis from the American Transportation Research Institute.
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