How job surveillance is changing trucking in America

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  • Published on:  11/20/2017
  • Automation is coming for truckers – but first, they're being watched.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOThe 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/BVJWmYRead the FMCSA's report on ELD safety:https://goo.gl/ydYx1RRead the NAS report on driving fatigue:https://goo.gl/VJVZMaVox.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/IZONyEFollow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5HOr on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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