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What Does ATRI’s New Trucking Survey Reveal about Insurance Costs?

TheRoad_InsuranceThe American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released their annual Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking for 2015. Based on a compilation of survey results from motor carriers representing 54,833 tractors and trucks across multiple segments and fleet sizes, the survey results identified an 11% year over year increase in truck insurance premiums when normalized on a per-mile basis. While the study did not break out the increased costs by coverage line, there are a number of factors driving premium increases.

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- Senior Vice President - Marsh USA, Inc.

Is Adequate Truck Parking the Solution to All of Our Woes?

ATRIParkingWhen you look at leading headlines in any trucking industry publication, you see the same critical issues referenced repeatedly: Hours of service (HOS); the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program; driver shortage; government mandates; truck emissions; and increasing traffic congestion.

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- Vice President, ATRI

Latest ATRI Research: The 2015 Operational Cost of Trucking Report

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We all know the issues and challenges the trucking industry continues to face on a daily basis, from the driver shortage to changing government regulations. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) continues to put a strong emphasis on the importance of benchmarking. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, the biggest challenge to benchmarking is access to accurate information.
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