The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, is interested in commercial driver perspectives on several critical industry issues.  This survey contains questions for two separate research initiatives summarized below.   

Transportation infrastructure funding: these survey questions seek driver perspectives on the issue of traffic congestion and how the U.S. should fund transportation infrastructure.

Driver shortage:  survey questions on why drivers choose trucking as a career, what keeps drivers in trucking and why drivers choose to leave the industry.

All responses on this survey will be kept strictly confidential and will only be reported in aggregate form.  Due to the sensitivity of this research, under NO circumstances will we release any of your personal or organizational information.

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. How many years of professional truck driving experience do you have?

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* 4. In what segment of the trucking industry do you primarily operate? (check one)

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* 5. If for-hire, which sector best describes your operation? (check one)

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* 6. Which of the following best describes your employment: (check one)

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* 7. What is your average length of haul?  (check one)

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* 8. What percentage of your total miles in 2016 were non-revenue/dead-head/empty miles?

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* 9. If you are an employee or leased driver, how many total tractors does your fleet operate? (check one)

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* 10. What is the primary vehicle configuration that you typically operate? (check one)

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* 11. How are you primarily paid? (check one)

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