changes that have occurred in the truck industry
The motor vehicle industry has been recognized as one of the fast-growing sectors in the market today. This has come as a result of the adoption of technology and all that come with it to their daily operations and manufacture. These changes have sparked some mixed reaction in the trucking companies as some companies have taken well the changes that have been done. This product has made it easier for them to navigate and ensure safety while they are driving. After some time, some of these truck drivers might become jobless because of the changes brought by the new technology.
Some of these changes shall cause a lot of benefits to the truck driver and trucking company as well even though some drivers are against it. Availability of electric cars is one of the changes that has taken place as a result of technology advancements. The reason why these vehicles are in existence is because of the demand that has comes with it. According to the existing users of these electric cars, they are much efficient and require less maintenance. There is a plan to manufacture electric cars in the market after the electric cars have shown better results than what was expected. There are minimal maintenance services required by electric cars and, this also helps to reduce the workload on the truck drivers side.
A larger population of truck drivers have been known to exhaust themselves to ensure the container in transit arrives at its destination on time. Operating the vehicle as required becomes a challenge for most truckers once they are exhausted from traveling for long without resting. Such situations lead to road accidents that are caused by exhausted truck drivers. It is because of such situations that regulations have been put in place to ensure truck drivers rest for a while before they can continue with their job now. Besides these regulations, there are new wearable technology devices that help monitor the exhaustion levels of a truck driver while on duty.
Whenever the tech determines that the driver is exhausted, it alerts them not to embark on the road until they are fully rested. It is easier for a truck driver to park their truck anywhere regardless of the size of the space. The lack of backup cameras made it hard for truck drivers to park or reverse the truck back in the days. Today, with the help of technology, these trucks are now being fitted with backup cameras that help the truck driver see what is behind them while parking or reversing the truck.