Technology drives culture change for drivers
DALLAS, TX. A panel discussion here at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference examined some of the ways technology – including in-cab camera systems, performance scorecards and automated manual transmissions (AMTs) – is being used to “change” the truck driver culture to one focused on safer vehicle operation, greater fuel efficiency, and improved regulatory compliance.
Led by Paul Menig, CEO of Tech-I-M, the panel – part one of a broader two-day discussion dubbed “The Connected Fleet” at the conference – included Brent Nussbaum, CEO of TL carrier Nussbaum Transportation Services; Clay Merches, VP-safety & human resources for TL carrier J&R Schugel; and Gerard DeVito, executive director-next generation automated platform with Eaton Corp.
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