video cameras

Business, Technology, Safety

Some Fleets Reluctant to Add Driver-Facing Cameras

Lytx DriveCam Lytx Inc.

The use of onboard video technology is increasing in the trucking industry, but many fleets remain reluctant to add driver-facing cameras due to concerns over privacy and driver recruitment and retention.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
December 6, 2019
Business, Technology

Analysis of Onboard Video Can Yield Operational Insights

Lytx data Data from onboard video can help fleets identify which drivers are the highest safety risks. (Lytx)

The video and data captured by onboard cameras are enabling fleets to identify operational goals and measure progress.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
December 6, 2019
Business, Technology

A Witness in the Cab

Jetco driver Chaun Bush, a driver for Jetco Delivery, reviews camera features in the cab of his truck. (Jetco Delivery)

The use of onboard video systems in the trucking industry has expanded considerably in the past five years, with fleets installing cameras on their vehicles to reduce liability, exonerate drivers, cut insurance costs and enable customized driver coaching.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
December 6, 2019
Technology

Unexpected Uses for In-Cab Video Telematics

Unexpected Uses for In-Cab Video Telematics

We’re all aware of the great safety benefits of in-cab video telematics. However, in this MiX Telematics white paper we shift the focus to the many ways it can improve fleet efficiency, assist with driver training and reduce costs.

November 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA

Lytx Posts Record Level of Contract Value in 2018, CEO Brandon Nixon Says

Lytx Lytx CEO Brandon Nixon (TT File Photo)

Lytx, the maker of the DriveCam video system for commercial truck fleets, posted a 30% increase in the number of vehicles using its technology in 2018 as more companies adopt in-cab cameras to reduce risk.

March 21, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Stoneridge Seeks FMCSA Exemption to Allow Camera Monitoring System

Truck rearview mirror cobalt123/Flickr

Stoneridge Inc. has requested an exemption to allow motor carriers to operate commercial motor vehicles with the company’s MirrorEye Camera Monitor System installed as an alternative to the two rear-vision mirrors required by federal regulations. Stoneridge said it has developed, tested and manufactured the digital camera system to improve safety by providing truck and bus drivers with an enhanced field of view.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 5, 2018
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