The NHTSA states that 2019 had an overall decrease in the percentage change for the number of deaths in the nation compared to 2018. ATRI Board approves 2020 top research priorities. Lastly, here’s how a tanker fleet uses “unorthodox trailer lighting” to fight rear-end collisions! Read all about it!

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Crash Stats 2019 Learn More
While the projected overall fatal rate result of motor vehicle crashes is down 1.2% in 2019, fatal crashes involving at least one large truck is projected to increase slightly (1%).  Older drivers (65+) involved in fatal crashes also saw a slight increase (1%).  Estimates based on the data coded thus far into NHTSA’s FARS for 2019 reveals an overall decrease in the percentage change in number of deaths for the nation in 2019 as compared to 2018 in the following categories:

  • driver (3%)
  • passenger (4%)
  • motorcyclist (1%)
  • pedestrian (2%)
  • pedal cyclist (3%)

ATRI Board Approves 2020 Top Research Priorities 

  • Impact of Small Settlements on the Trucking Industry
  • Rethinking Mileage-Based Safety Metrics
  • Owner-Operators/Independent Contractors in the Supply Chain
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of Vehicle Miles Traveled Taxes
  • Impacts of Rising Insurance Costs on Industry Operational Costs
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How a Tanker Fleet is Using Unorthodox Trailer Lighting to Fight Rear-End Collisions Read more