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Violations — and gender — increase likelihood of crashes

August 1, 2018 by John Smith

ARLINGTON, Va. — The next time someone jokes about women drivers, they might want to think about the latest research results from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).

The institute’s updated crash predictor model continues to identify violations for reckless driving or failing to yield the right of way as the top two behaviors that predict future crashes by truck drivers. But gender appears to play a role as well.

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Research priorities approved by ATRI Board

May 3, 2017 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Board of Directors have approved this year’s Research Priorities as defined by ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee.

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Study: U.S. Truck Safety Hit by Changes in HOS Rules

April 29, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA — New analysis of changes to the 34-hour restart provisions in U.S. hours of service rules for truckers confirms what many in the trucking have been saying since they took effect.

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Fuel, Wages Largest Percentage of Operational Costs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ARLINGTON, VA – Operational costs continue to rise, according to a recent report by the American Transportation Research Institute.

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Study says RSC Systems Better, Less Expensive Than ESC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ARLINGTON, VA. – Contrary to other studies, RSC technology is better and less expensive than ESC technology says a report. What this means for mandating ESC technology is unknown.