Ohio Trucking Association rss icon

Trucking Industry Moves Toward Universal Electronic Monitoring

Truck Roll
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
7:14AM
July
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.