Kudos to our colleagues at Martin Transportation Services. Our industry is an incredibly safe industry. But despite that statistical truth the perception is that we are dangerous. The best way to fight perceptions is with facts.
In this article by Sean Kilcarr, we get to see some of the benefits that MTS has realized by installing in & outward-facing cameras in all their vehicles. Jeff Wood, MTS’ director of safety, tells a story about how one driver was involved in a collision where it was clearly the other party’s fault yet the at-fault automobile driver blamed the truck driver. The cameras provided video evidence to exonerate the MTS driver.