The majority of forest haul traffic in Canada must drive on public roads as part of their duty cycles, and thus, they interact with everyday road users. The use of cameras in current operations may prove essential for dealing with on-road incidents and law enforcement.
Dash cams are a relatively new safety tool; they can be used as an aftermarket solution for documenting accidents and driving behaviours.
To confirm the impact of these cameras in forest operations, FPInnovations interviewed last year a member company that installed these unblinking, unbiased eyes that catch everything in their trucks. Watch this video to see how it can make a difference…
For more information on this topic, please contact Andrew Hickman, Technologist in FPInnovations’ Transport and Energy group.