Driver Fatigue Monitoring in Onboard Recorders – Initial Assessments

This study builds off previous research and takes information regarding driver alertness state and integrates it with electronic onboard recorder data to provide carrier management real-time fatigue monitoring data. This data will help to predict and educate drivers to obtain adequate rest before operating a commercial motor vehicle. This information can also be used to guide individual rest and napping breaks while assisting carrier management in developing company rest policies.