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November 17, 2016

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

October 17, 2016

ATRI Survey Examines How Fleets are Saving Fuel

ATRI has conducted a survey of nearly 100 fleet managers and representing over 114,500 trucks to examine fuel economy and fuel usage among fleets of different sizes and needs.

October 12, 2016

ATRI Appoints Congdon, Low to Board of Directors

The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed David S. Congdon, vice chairman and CEO of Old Dominion Freight Line, and Robert E. Lowt, president and CEO of Prime, to its board of directors.

October 11, 2016

ATRI Still Seeking Carrier and Driver Input for Mayo Clinic Survey

ATRI is still looking for carrier and driver participation in a set of surveys it launched with the Mayo Clinic on the impact that the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners has had on the DOT medical exam process.

October 3, 2016

Looming ELD Mandate Tops Trucking Industry Concerns Survey

LAS VEGAS -- The American Transportation Research Institute unveiled its top industry issues report showing that the looming implementation of the ELD Mandate is the top concern of carriers and drivers.

September 27, 2016

Falling Fuel Prices Have Reduced Operational Costs

ATRI released the findings of its 2016 update to its Operational Costs of Trucking, showing the large impact falling fuel prices and a soft economy have had on the trucking industry.

September 14, 2016

ATRI, Mayo Clinic to Examine Impact of DOT Medical Examiner Registry

The American Transportation Research Institute and Mayo Clinic launched a set of surveys to gather carrier and driver input on the impact that the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners has had on the driver medical exam process.

August 10, 2016

ATRI Offers Strategies to Fight Congestion

Trucking industry research organization ATRI recently led the development of two primers for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Integrated Corridor Management program.

July 25, 2016

ATRI Asks for Input on Industry Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute has launched the 2016 Top Industry Issues Survey, collecting information from industry stakeholders on the top issues affecting trucking,

June 8, 2016

ATRI Seeks Fleet Input on Heavy-Duty Truck MPG

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

Sleep Apnea Screening Carries High Costs for Drivers

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

Groups Offer Free Truck Parking App

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

ATRI Taps UPS Freight’s McArdle for Board Seat

The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed UPS Freight President Rich McArdle to the board of the nonprofit research organization.

May 11, 2016

Trucking Groups to Launch Truck Parking Initiative

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

ATRI Seeks Operational Cost Data From Carriers

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

Congested Roads Run Up Trucking Costs Almost $50 Billion

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

Trucker Sleep-Apnea Study Launched by ATRI

The American Transportation Research Institute on April 15 launched an online survey of truck drivers on issues related to sleep apnea

March 21, 2016

ATRI Seeks Real-World Data on Truck Parking Challenges

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 Spaghetti Junction Tops ATRI's List of Truck Bottlenecks for 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

Crashing Against Common Sense

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.

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