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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
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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
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Parking Woes Hurt Efficiency, ATRI’s Driver Survey Finds

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Spending nearly an hour looking for a place to park a truck cuts into a commercial driver’s productivity and wages, a new study by the American Transportation Research Institute found.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2016
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ATRI Announces Launch of Detailed Survey to Reveal Extent of Truck Parking Shortage

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The American Transportation Research Institute launched what it called the first detailed survey of truck parking based on reporting from drivers, with the aim of gaining insight into one of the industry’s most significant ongoing headaches.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 28, 2016