The Department of Transportation is considering a disturbing new rule that could force every commercial motor vehicle to install an electronic device that would wirelessly transmit location data and other personal information to police on demand.
FMCSA is considering a regulation to require every commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to be equipped with electronic identification (ID) technology capable of wirelessly transmitting a unique ID number, along with other information, to Federal or State motor carrier safety enforcement personnel. CVSA petitioned the agency for this rulemaking, claiming it would improve the efficiency of their enforcement.
The city of Albuquerque is installing security cameras in an effort to protects its new speed cameras. After some of the city’s speed cameras have been vandalized and even stolen, the Albuquerque Police Department says the plan is to install surveillance cameras to keep tabs on select speed cameras around the city.