How job surveillance is transforming trucking in America

Automation is coming for truckers – but first, they're being watched.

Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO

The promise of self-driving trucks will radically reshape one of America's most common jobs. There are 3.5 million professional drivers in the US, all of whom may face job displacement in the autonomous future being developed by companies like Otto, Daimler, and Tesla. But before robots take the wheel entirely, there will be a long period where truckers and artificial technology split the responsibilities of the work. The first big step toward that future comes in the form of the electronic logging device, a dashboard monitor that tracks speed, location, and a driver's schedule, and reports it to an employer or a third-party monitoring service. It has a lot of truckers worried.

Read Karen Levy's work here:
https://goo.gl/XHYuvv
https://goo.gl/BVJWmY

Read the FMCSA's report on ELD safety:
https://goo.gl/ydYx1R

Read the NAS report on driving fatigue:
https://goo.gl/VJVZMa

Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app.

Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE
Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o


Source: Vox, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_UHknhNbAQ
Recommended posts powered by Google