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Is Video the Next Tool to Improve Trucking Safety in Minneapolis, MN

November 4th, 2016 · No Comments

In this age of social media, sometimes the strongest and quickest way to understand something is by watching a video. What if that video was of safe and even unsafe vehicle operation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, or elsewhere?

 

This thought has safety experts thinking about long-term motor carrier safety figures from over the past 30 years. While the crash rate for large trucks and buses over that time period has plummeted down a steep grade, it has also leveled off in recent years due to improvements braking systems, stability, and driver training.

 

Bay & Bay Transportation of Minneapolis, MN, and other fleets are looking for the next big thing in safety in order for continued improvements in crash reduction.

 

Certainly, California Highway Patrol investigators are wishing they could turn to a video camera for additional information as they try to understand a recent multi-fatality crash involving a casino bus and a big rig in the desert.

 

Safety advocates say video can offer crucial evidence to back-up a truck drivers version of events when sudden lane changes and other poor behavior are captured on tape. Video can also be a powerful training tool, offering the industry an opportunity to encourage drivers to make mindful decisions on the road.

 

Bay & Bay of Minneapolis thinks that good practices and safe drivers go together. That is why they are seeking company drivers, independent contractors and those who prefer to drive late model trucks on local routes in the Twin Cities area and other cities, as well as longer runs across the U.S. and into Canada.

 

Bay & Bay Transportation’s emphasis on safety and reliability is why they are known as a quality driven tradition on the roads around Minneapolis and on miles of other highways nationwide. Call (888) 801-3026, or visit our web site to learn more.

 

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