Tracking Truckers

In Analysis by Michael Rae

Yet again, the public is being asked to trade privacy for safety. This time, truckers are in the midst of the controversy sparked by a proposed rule creating a digital tracking system for commercial truckers that may further stress the nation’s already weak supply chains.
Last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a new rule that seeks to require commercial truckers to have their vehicles equipped with an electronic identification (ID). This new rule, like other attempts to track information on American drivers, is being sold to the public as a safety measure. According to FMCSA’s proposed rule, this change to

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