NASHVILLE, TN – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) officially opened its 2017 Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry Survey during the In.Sight user conference and expo.
BRAMPTON, ON – Ontario’s Peel Region, just west of Toronto, will partner with private delivery businesses this fall to test the potential of off-peak deliveries.
ARLINGTON, VA – Is it possible to develop a tool that identifies young drivers who match the characteristics of safer, older commercial drivers? That’s something the American Transportation Research Institute is trying to find out – and it has unveiled the first phase of related research.
TORONTO, ON — Quick: Do more accidents happen in lousy or good weather? According to a research study led by Sunnybrook Hospital physician and epidemiologist Dr. Donald Redelmeier, it’s actually the bright, sunny days that put us at all at greater risk of getting into a crash.
BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL — Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have demonstrated that it’s possible to compromise a driver’s private information that has been stored in the cloud for insurance-based telematics, otherwise known as Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) programs. The programs […]
ARLINGTON, VA – What does it take to reach 6.5 miles per gallon (36 liters per 100 kilometers)? A survey by the American Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, and sponsors at ExxonMobil offers some insights into what fleets did to reach this median target.
WINDSOR, ON — The final stretch of the new Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway opened to traffic on Saturday, eventually connecting with the Gordie Howe International Bridge, linking Windsor to Detroit.
ARLINGTON, VA – A new listing shows what parts of the U.S. truck drivers and fleets may want to avoid the most because of big traffic delays.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — The emissions control and after treatment components and services segment is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing branch of the North American Class 6 to 8 truck aftermarket over the next six years.
TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) says it has reached an agreement for its members with officials in one U.S. state so trucks will no longer be seized for failure to pay a certain tax under a temporary amnesty program.
BLOOMINGTON, IN – The latest measure of business conditions in the U.S. trucking industry has retreated slightly following an even performance this year and is expected to decline further at the year’s end.
The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking feedback from trucking companies and truck drivers operating in the Lower Mainland as well as parking lot companies regarding truck parking options.
ARLINGTON, VA — New research indicates truck fleet safety scores under the U.S. CSA program improve when non-preventable crashes are excluded from the equation.
BLOOMINGTON and COLUMBUS, IN — Orders in North American for new Class 8 trucks during October increased well above a month ago, hitting the highest level since February, but are significantly weaker when compared to the same time last year, according to two new preliminary reports.
VANCOUVER, BC — A new labor market forecast released this week shows increasing challenges ahead in key occupations in British Columbia in the next five to 10 years, including an expected shortage drivers, managers, maintenance and other key people in trucking.