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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
Technology

Onboard Video Gains Traction in Trucking

Truck driver using an onboard camera Onboard cameras are an increasingly common sight in truck cabs. (Lytx)

Cameras are everywhere today. They’ve become ubiquitous in all kinds of public buildings for security purposes. The trucking industry is no exception to this proliferation of video recording devices throughout our society.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 23, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Fleets Rely on In-House, Outside Expertise to Keep Onboard Technology Up and Running

A Velociti technician works on in-cab technology A Velociti technician installs an onboard computer in a truck cab. (Velociti)

The rapid expansion of onboard technology — electronic logging devices, telematics systems and in-cab video — brings with it the challenge of servicing this equipment. Ensuring that repairs are handled quickly is essential to maximizing utilization and staying compliant with the ELD mandate.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
March 16, 2018
Technology

Harnessing the Value of Video

With more than a billion users now on YouTube, according to the company’s statistics page, it has never been more important for trucking companies to up their game on video marketing.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
October 11, 2017
Technology, Business

Volvo Promises ‘Epic’ Truck Test Video

Volvo Trucks announced that it will debut a new video in its Live Test series Dec. 3 that should be on par with its “Epic Split” YouTube video that has been viewed 81 million times.

Transport Topics
December 2, 2015
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