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
March 13, 2014 - Industry News
As Congress and the Obama administration wrestle over how to fund work on the nation’s roadways for the next several years, two groups have teamed up, issuing a report saying more focus needs to be put on road repairs rather than building new roads.
Tags: Congress, Research, Highway Funding, Highways
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claims a new study confirms its Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program is more effective at identifying commercial bus and truck companies of all sizes for targeted enforcement than the system it replaced.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Safety, ATA, Research, CSA, GAO, SMS
January 13, 2014 - Industry News
Driven by the lower cost of natural gas and the lower emissions from natural gas engines, compared to diesel fuel, operators of truck and bus fleets are increasingly shifting to natural gas vehicles and a new study quantifies by just how much.
Tags: Research, Truck Sales, Natural Gas Vehicles
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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