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Posted on 08 March 2017

Transport

SAFER TRUCKERS

A company called SmartDrive Systems are enriching telematics data with video feeds from road facing and interior facing cameras to predict accidents.

They are combining asset sensor with driver sensor data to do better driver safety analytics and ultimately make better predictions. This they say can also be used to make better drivers and may prove useful in litigation cases. Hopefully, it will also encourage drivers to stop using mobiles and other distracting devices while they are driving and make their employers/ contractors aware of how dangerous long hours and tight schedules can be.

More at: http://bit.ly/2gb9MRt