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Aug 04, 2015, 11:28 ET

Trucking Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today launched the...

May 28, 2015, 09:31 ET

New Research Assesses Potential for Driver-Assistive Truck Platooning

The Phase One Final Report of the Driver-Assistive Truck Platooning (DATP) initiative was recently released by the research team.  The DATP...

Apr 29, 2015, 13:16 ET

ATRI Research Finds Truck Operations and Safety Have Been Impacted by 34-Hour Restart Provisions

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the results of a new analysis of the safety and operational impacts from the...

Apr 16, 2015, 17:48 ET

For-Hire Motor Carriers Asked to Participate in Operational Costs Survey

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched its annual data collection to update the 2014 Operational Costs of...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:24 ET

Over 800 Drivers Provide Input On Truck Parking Systems

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) collected over 800 driver surveys on the topic of truck parking at last week's Mid-America...

Dec 17, 2014, 13:48 ET

ATRI Releases List Of Top Truck Freight Congestion Locations

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its 2014 Congestion Impact Analysis of Freight-Significant...

Dec 04, 2014, 11:07 ET

ATRI Research Documents Alarming Demographic Trends For The Trucking Industry

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released a white paper...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:36 ET

ATRI Announces New Research Advisory Committee Members

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the names of those individuals appointed by the ATRI Board of Directors to...

Nov 04, 2014, 09:50 ET

ATRI Seeks Motor Carrier Input on Detention Time Impacts

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today launched a new data...

Oct 21, 2014, 12:55 ET

ATRI Research Identifies Top Ten States That Demonstrate Superior Safety And Enforcement Performance

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released a follow-up...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:14 ET

Judy R. McReynolds Named ATRI Chairman

Judy R. McReynolds, President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcBest Corporation, has been named Chairman of the Board of the American...

Oct 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

Hours-Of-Service Rules Back As Top Concern In Annual Trucking Industry Survey

 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research institute, today unveiled its list of...

Sep 24, 2014, 12:19 ET

New ATRI Research Finds Industry's Operational Costs on the Rise Again

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its 2014 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:34 ET

ATRI Launches Compendium of Sustainable Freight Practices

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a new compendium of sustainable freight practices on its website,...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:43 ET
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Industry Asked To Rank Top Concerns

 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today launched the 2014...

Jul 31, 2014, 10:51 ET

ATRI Releases Study Evaluating the Impact of CMV Enforcement Disparities on Carrier Safety Performance

 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, today released its newest...

May 21, 2014, 12:18 ET

Annette Sandberg Appointed To ATRI Board Of Directors

 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today announced the appointment of Annette M. Sandberg to its Board of Directors. ...

May 12, 2014, 14:04 ET

ATRI Seeks For-Hire Motor carriers to Participate in Operational Costs data collection

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a data collection initiative to update the 2013 Operational Costs of Trucking...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:40 ET

Trucking Industry Sees $9.2 Billion in Congestion Costs For 2013

Congestion on the nation's Interstate highways added over $9.2 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2013, according to research...

Apr 22, 2014, 13:00 ET

ATRI Identifies Problems With FMCSA Hours-of-Service Field Study Report

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its independent evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...