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Driver-facing Cameras for Trucking Companies

Driver-facing Cameras for Trucking Companies

What is the Purpose? Swift Transportation, one of the nation’s largest freight trucking companies, recently began equipping its trucks with both front-facing and driver-facing cameras.This is becausetruckers, like any other vehicle operators, get in accidents (sometimes fatal) throughout the year. By having a front-facing camera, truck companies would be able to tell if the drivers… Continue Reading

What is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration?

What is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000, although it was previously part of the Federal Highway Administration. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mission is “to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries”. So as you can see, this department is dedicated to ensuring that… Continue Reading