Truck industry casts a keen eye on driver fatigue

New driver monitoring technology could change the way in which fatigue is handled and prevented, learns Freddie Holmes

With the recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate for US commercial vehicles coming into force, fleet operators can now keep track of their drivers’ every move. While data analysis has its benefits, there are calls for in-cab cameras to keep an eye on the cognitive state of the human operator. A lapse in concentration could prove deadly, and software is being developed that…

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