Compared with the existing 28 ft double trailer configuration, the proposed 33 ft double trailer combination shows improved productivity by volume, and 16% improved fuel use and reduced emissions.
Increasing the length of twin trailers just 5 feet will decrease emissions, take trucks off the road, lead to fewer accidents and save fuel.
See an example of cutting edge platooning technology.
ATRI research identified trucking industry costs of $49.6 billion as a result of congestion on the nation’s highways.
Unclogging America’s Arteries 2015 utilizes vehicle speed data to identify the 50 worst highway bottlenecks across the nation, highlighting the benefits of improving the top 30.
Improving both the safety and efficiency of our transportation system is essential to meeting the on-demand needs of modern businesses and consumers. We advocate for policies that will modernize the delivery of products and consumer goods to businesses and consumers across the country.
Improved road and bridge infrastructure means a safer environment for all drivers.
Quick and reliable shipping is important for the 122.5 million households and 7.5 million domestic businesses that rely on the U.S. transportation system to obtain goods and materials.