Pairing professional truck drivers’ skills behind the wheel with automated systems designed to help prevent crashes is a win-win for the trucking industry, says Jason Palmer, chief operating officer of SmartDrive Systems.
That was the message from Palmer during his presentation at Transparency 2019, a three-day freight technology event at the Georgia International Conference Center in Atlanta.
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After months of public comments and listening sessions, the DOT plans to ease HOS rules while still focusing on driver safety.
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According to statistics, on average, every fourth accident in the world is caused by the distraction of the attention of drivers and pedestrians to the conversation, or even surfing the Internet.
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