This writer believes there are unintended consequences of the new CSA regulations implemented by the FMCSA. These are adding to the driver shortage.
But the data is essential to better management of freight traffic. And ultimately the ‘big data’ will allow firms and drivers to choose cost effective solutions. Trucking’s not a business for sissies. And only through data will the public appreciate the role of trucking in our economy, and the tremendous contribution it makes to our life. The data may help show that by and large trucking is safe. and if truckers drive too fast or dangerously, maybe they should not be hired, and should seek another career.