Technology Tools Help Carriers Reduce Risk, Improve Safety

Increased amounts of actionable data, onboard safety technology and new equipment are helping carriers focus their safety efforts, customize coaching and reduce the risk of a crash, industry experts said at a recent event.

“Data analysis and predictive analytics are two of the most important things safety professionals do now…” said Mike Lasko, vice president of environment, health and safety at Skelton Truck Lines and Boyle Transportation…

Lasko shared his insights during American Trucking Associations’ 2024 Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition and said today’s safety directors have an immense amount of data from various sources…

Onboard cameras are one of the most valuable data collection tools he identified because they enable safety leaders to identify risky behaviors and provide targeted training. Camera systems can be integrated with learning management systems to assign training based on driver performance, such as a specific number of speeding events.

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