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Business, Technology, Safety

ATRI Seeking Industry ELD Data for Future Research on HOS

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The American Transportation Research Institute is asking fleets to provide data from their electronic logging devices to be used in confidential research for studying policy issues in trucking.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 8, 2018
Business

ATRI Seeks Industry Input for Operational Costs Report

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking input from for-hire motor carriers for its upcoming Operational Costs of Trucking report.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2017
Business

Congestion Adds $63.4 Billion Burden to Trucking Industry, ATRI Reports

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Traffic congestion added $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to a new American Transportation Research Institute report.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2017
Business, Government

Congestion Costs Trucking Industry $63.4 Billion, ATRI Report Says

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Bumper-to-bumper traffic along the country’s highways resulted in operational costs to the trucking industry of more than $63.4 billion in 2015, a new report by the American Transportation Research Institute found.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Business

ATRI Finds Inconsistencies With Driver Medical Exams

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The quality of mandatory truck and bus driver physical exams administered by certified Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration medical examiners is inconsistent, according to new analysis by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Business

Quality of Driver Medical Examinations Is Inconsistent, ATRI Reports

The quality of truck and bus driver physical exams administered by certified Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration medical examiners is inconsistent, according to new analysis by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Video: ATRI Surveys Truckers on Transportation Funding Options

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In a survey conducted by a national research firm, truckers at the Mid-America Trucking Show were asked how they thought the country’s transportation system should be funded in the coming years.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 26, 2017
Business

Real-Time Data Notifications Boost Trucks’ Access to Parking, ATRI says

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Equipping truckers with real-time notifications of available parking would significantly improve drivers’ productivity and compliance with regulations, according to a new study from the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Business

Atlanta Interchange Retains Top Spot in ATRI’s Truck Bottleneck Rankings

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The five-level stack interchange in metropolitan Atlanta known locally as “Spaghetti Junction” was the nation’s worst truck bottleneck again in 2015, according to an American Transportation Research Institute study.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Business

Atlanta Interchange Retains Top Spot in ATRI’s Truck Bottleneck Rankings

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The five-level stack interchange in metropolitan Atlanta known locally as “Spaghetti Junction” was the nation’s worst truck bottleneck again in 2015, according to a just-released American Transportation Research Institute study. See the Top 10 list.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2017

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