Objections to electronic logging devices (ELDs) range from its supposed use as a tool for harassment to an invasion of privacy to an unconstitutional search and seizure of truckers’ vehicles. But now there’s a new wrinkle: ELDs could become virtual radar guns. Read more.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says that commercial motor vehicle (CMV) roadside and traffic enforcement (TD) interventions the agency oversees saved an estimated 472 lives in fiscal 2012. However, if the agency’s methodology is correct, far more lives could have been saved. Read more.