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Trucking Industry Moves Toward Universal Electronic Monitoring

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A truck loaded with steel pulls into the I-71 rest stop in Delaware County. Independent drivers are challenging federal moves to require electronic monitoring for all trucks
16, 2012

Like many industries, the U.S. trucking industry is moving to more electronic monitoring of its operators. Electronic logs and global positioning systems keep constant real-time track of drivers and their cargo. But, the moves have also sparked backlash among some drivers and prompted research on the ethics of such practices.