Carriers and drivers have a scant four months to be running under the FMCSA's new electronic logging rule.
The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to the 2017 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.
At the Fleet Safety Conference, the Department of Homeland Security gave a presentation on the possible threats that exist for the trucking industry and what fleets can do to mitigate the risk. On the Spot video hosted by Equipment Editor Jim Park.
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.
The 2017 Fleet Safety Conference opened Tuesday with a keynote from the National Safety Council's Deborah Hersman, who also spoke on Monday at an NTSB-NSC roundtable about advanced driver assistance systems. Safety awards were given at a luncheon. The second day of the conference featured a session from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - TSA regarding security threats against transportation fleets. The conference closed with a presentation from Shell's Karen Spring about the company's mission to eliminate fleet fatalities. Read more here. Photos by Andy Lundin and Jim Park.