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Federal government takes steps to curb bus, truck driver fatigue in Canada
Last Updated on July 10, 2019
CBC News (OTTAWA, ONTARIO)
Canada is making electronic logging devices mandatory for federally regulated commercial truck and bus drivers in an effort to combat driver fatigue and improve road safety.
Electronic devices track when and how long drivers have been behind the wheel. They are tamper-resistant and integrated into commercial vehicle engines, and are designed to ensure long-haul drivers stick to their daily driving limit and log their hours accurately.