Coming soon to the blog : An updated analysis of truck parking trends and needs with transportation experts Fehr & Peers.
Freight-loaded trucks create the most wear and tear on highways and local roads, but what’s the best way to accurately measure truck traffic? Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) is a helpful indicator, but not all regions have the ability to quickly and affordably separate heavy trucks from personal vehicle traffic counts.
That’s where Big Data comes in. Today’s truck-focused data sets using GPS can pinpoint truck metrics including trip origin, destination, route, duration, and stops along the way. Traditional truck measurement methods simply can’t keep up.