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    Transflo adds Surfsight dashcams, video feeds

    January 21, 2020 4:46PM by John G Smith

    Transflo has introduced the AI-12 Dual Facing Dashcam to its Mobile+ product family for truck fleets. The related Surfsight video system offers real-time insights into fleet performance, integrating front-facing and cab-facing cameras in a cloud-based system. The camera uses built-in

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    GoCam goes to Geotab Marketplace

    May 29, 2019 9:44AM by John G Smith

    SmartWitness’ video telematics system, GoCam, has become the latest addition to the Geotab Marketplace.

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    Will in-cab cameras survive privacy challenges?

    July 17, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada has a lot of workplace privacy legislation on the books, some of which can be applied to driver-facing cameras. Some jurisdictions seem favorably disposed to the video monitoring of operators (drivers) in safety-sensitive positions, while others suggest cameras might be OK, as long as no other reasonable mechanism exists to achieve the same results.

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    Tech is your co-pilot. What’s changed?

    August 1, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    SCHAUMBURG, IL – Advanced driver assistance systems like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating — or even apply vehicle brakes automatically — are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.

    Schneider has already equipped 12,000 of its trucks with autonomous emergency braking systems that will act if a crash seems imminent. Related collisions have now dropped by 69% and their severity has plunged 95%, says Thomas DiSalvi, the fleet’s vice president – safety and loss prevention. “This is ready for prime time.”

    The underlying technologies have clearly come a long way, according to participants in a roundtable hosted this week by the U.S. National Safety Council.