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Lytx onboard cam Onboard cameras, such as the DriveCam from Lytx, are giving fleets greater visibility across their operations. (Lytx)

Traditional truck telematics systems offer fleet managers a lot of data on the performance of their drivers and vehicles, but integrating onboard cameras can provide valuable information that those systems can’t capture on their own, according to technology suppliers.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
August 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Class 8 Commercial Rigs Should Do Away With Mirrors

MirrorEye camera monitor system MirrorEye camera monitor system (Stoneridge)

It’s time that Class 8 commercial trucks deployed high-tech cameras instead of the assortment of mirrors — rearview, down view and blind spot — found on today’s tractors.

Phil Romba | Contributing Writer
July 20, 2018
Business, Technology

Trucking Firms Find Success, Challenges With Driver Cameras

SmartDrive

A growing number of carriers are outfitting their trucks with dual-lens cameras that simultaneously capture video of the road ahead and the driver at the wheel.

Rick Romell | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 19, 2016
Business, Technology

Trucking Firms Gain Liability Protection Through Use of Video Onboard Cameras (includes video)

Lytx Inc.

A growing number of fleets are installing onboard video cameras in their trucks to monitor driver behavior and improve safety, but another key benefit — liability protection — also is playing a central role in the proliferation of that technology.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 17, 2015
Business, Technology

Stoneridge, Orlaco Create Alliance for Mirror Systems

Trucking supplier Stoneridge and Orlaco BV, a maker of vehicle camera systems, announced an alliance to develop, make and sell electronic mirror replacement systems for commercial and off-road vehicles.

Transport Topics
July 24, 2015
Business, Technology

Convoy Technologies Launches Portable Camera for Tractor-Trailers

Convoy Technologies

Convoy Technologies has launched a new portable video-monitoring system for tractor-trailers designed to reduce blind spot-related accidents and improve safety.

Transport Topics
March 9, 2015