ATRI asks truckers to identify most important safety issues in industry


Arlington, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute recently launched its annual survey that aims to determine the most important safety issues within the trucking industry.

ATRI, which is the research arm of the American Trucking Associations, is seeking trucking industry stakeholders to participate in the survey, which is in its 10th year. Results are scheduled to be released at the ATA Annual Management Conference and Exhibition in October in San Diego.

As part of the survey, participants are asked to choose the three trucking safety issues that are most important to them from a list of more than 20 categories. Options include:

  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability
  • Electronic logging device mandate
  • Hours of service
  • Driver retention
  • Sleep apnea screening and treatment
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Truck size and weight
  • Driver distraction
  • Onboard safety and efficiency enhancing technologies
  • Truck security and cargo theft