Today's Trucking
news

ATRI looks to ID top trucking issues

August 16, 2017 by elizabeth

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.

news

Peel pilot to test off-peak deliveries

August 14, 2017 by John Smith

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.

news

Researchers look to ID safe, young drivers

August 14, 2017 by John Smith

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.

news

Study says link between weather and crashes not what you think

May 29, 2017 by sehui

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.

news

Insurance data could put driver privacy at risk: Research

April 7, 2017 by John Smith

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 […]

news

Study showcases use of fuel-saving tech

October 17, 2016 by John Smith

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.

news

Highway 401 Section of the New Parkway Now Open

November 22, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

The Worst Truck Highway Bottleneck is….

November 18, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

Truck Emissions Control, After-Treatment Segment to Expand Quickly

November 17, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

CTA, New Jersey Reach Agreement on Tax, Truck Seizures

November 16, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

Trucking Business Conditions Fall Slightly in U.S.

November 12, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

BC Officials Need Input for Truck Parking Study

November 11, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

Research: CSA Ratings Improve Under Alternative Analysis

November 10, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

Heavy-Truck Orders Unexpectedly Down, Medium-Duty Strong

November 4, 2015 by sehui

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.

news

B.C. Facing Trucking, Other Labor Shortages in Future

November 4, 2015 by sehui

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.