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Company: American Transportation Research Institute

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a well-known leader in transportation-related research, is an organization whose hallmark is innovative thinking, critical analysis and uncompromised excellence. As part of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Federation, ATRI benefits from the broad support of the ATA and its members.


American Transportation Research Institute Resources

Papers
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) CSA research, "Assessing the Impact of Non-Preventable Crashes on CSA Scores" estimates non-preventable crash costs exceed $68 million for the 15 carriers in the analysis.




American Transportation Research Institute in the News

Videos
The driver of the truck that miraculously avoided plowing into the back of a school bus carrying 20 school girls is being hailed a hero after his quick thinking prevented a catastrophic pile up on Sydney Australia's M5 motorway. (June 06, 2017)

Trends
Embark is working to make the self-driving future a reality, and while most of the spectacle has been around passenger vehicles, Embark believes that commercial trucking, the backbone of the U.S. economy, stands to reap untold benefits by deploying autonomous trucks, particularly during the “long haul” stretches. (March 11, 2017)

Traffic congestion on the U.S. National Highway System added over $49.6 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2014, according to research released by the American Transportation Research Institute. (April 22, 2016)

Research
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its latest CSA research, "Assessing the Impact of Non-Preventable Crashes on CSA Scores" - ATRI investigated the impact that excluding non-preventable crashes would have on motor carrier CSA Crash Indicator BASIC measures. (November 13, 2015)

Trends
With a combination of retirements and people exiting the industry, carriers need to recruit in roughly 100,000 drivers per year over the next decade to simply keep pace with projected United States freight needs. (June 30, 2015)

Research
Shippers negotiating with carriers over 2015 freight rates ought not be swayed by the dramatic lowering of diesel fuel costs into believing their carriers’ overall cost of doing business are lessening. (January 21, 2015)

Trends
Despite the difficulties of monitoring trends in an industry as large and diverse as trucking, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) continues to proactively monitor the challenges facing the trucking industry. (November 06, 2013)




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