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NHTSA Reports Slight Increase in Large-Truck Occupant Fatalities
2020 Fact Book: Safety [Photos]

2020 Fact Book: Safety [Photos]

With the recent addition of the fed's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, the industry is now, more than ever, in need of data concerning the safety of its drivers and the environment in which they work.

September 8, 2020

Report: 51% Annual Increase in Nuclear Verdicts Awards

Report: 51% Annual Increase in Nuclear Verdicts Awards

Newly released research by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) verifies that the number of large verdicts against trucking fleets, as well as the size of the awards, has increased dramatically.

June 23, 2020

Last Chance: How is the 'Reopening' Affecting Your Fleet?
ATRI, OOIDA Research Identifies COVID-19 Impacts

ATRI, OOIDA Research Identifies COVID-19 Impacts

The American Transportation Research Institute and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association Foundation have released research on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on all aspects of trucking operations.

May 6, 2020

1 in 8 Trucking Fleets Still Not ELD-Compliant
Truck Platooning Report Shows Fuel Economy Gains

Truck Platooning Report Shows Fuel Economy Gains

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.

May 27, 2015

Wayne State University Seeks Impact of Differential Speed Limits

Wayne State University Seeks Impact of Differential Speed Limits

Years of research have produced mixed views on whether different freeway speed limits for cars and trucks make roads safer, but Wayne State University researchers are taking a comprehensive approach to answering that question for state officials.

June 5, 2013