American Transportation Research Institute

Truckers asked to name top concerns in trucking industry

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. It also gives respondents the opportunity to include issues that are not included on the list.

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ATRI rebrands website, looks to better promote research efforts

The organization says it is doing more to promote its research efforts to the trucking industry, such as its top industry issues survey, the cost of congestion report and top freight bottlenecks report.

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ATRI seeking owner-operator input for Costs of Trucking report

ATRI is looking for information on driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums, and lease or purchase payments. Carriers are also asked to provide cost-per-mile or cost-per-hour information from 2016.

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Cost of congestion for trucking in 2015: 1 billion hours, $63 billion

At the state level, Florida and Texas accounted for the most congestion with each totaling over $5 million in total cost of congestion. The two states combined to account for 16.5 percent of the nation’s total congestion cost.

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Top 10 truck freight bottlenecks: ATRI lists U.S.’ most congested highway interchanges

In total, Texas had the most interchanges in ATRI’s full Top 100 list with 14, followed by Washington state with 9 and Connecticut, California and Georgia with 7 each.

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ATRI surveying truckers on parking in North Carolina

The 24-question survey asks drivers about the difficulty of finding parking in North Carolina, where parking can be found, the time of day it’s most difficult to find parking and more.

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Monday round-up: Twisted traffic light, missing person, CSA No. 1 concern

Imagine pulling up to a 75-signal traffic light -- would you ignore it? And: CSA is increasingly under fire from the industry, more on a missing Oklahoma teenager.

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Agency conclusion of report clashes with institute’s

In response to an ATRI report that determined CSA scores do not accurately portray a carrier's crash risk, FMCSA says the report actually shows evidence supporting the program's effectiveness.

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Research identifies large truck rollover locations

ATRI released findings from the first part of a three-part effort looking to mitigate costly large truck rollovers.

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ATRI looking for driver feedback on CSA

TheAmerican Transportation Research Institute is surveying drivers about their reactions to CSA.

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