Numlock News: November 25, 2020 • Mountains,…

By Walt Hickey Have a great Thanksgiving, U.S. folks! Numlock resumes next Monday, but everyone can expect a weekend newsletter. Cameras Truck drivers are bristling as an increasing number of operators move to install driver-facing cameras in their vehicles, arguing against the practice on the grounds of safety and privacy. The companies — and the startups hawking the tech — argue that the health and safety outcomes are substantial, that the footage is saved only when it detects risky or distracted driving, and that the insurance savings have been considerable. The companies — Lytx, Samsara, KeepTruckin — have an increasing dashboard presence, with Lytx claiming 650,000 cameras deployed and a 60 percent market share. Samsara, another contender, has attempted to bill their services as a boon to drivers, claiming that their footage has saved clients

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