CFI And Cameras

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Forrest B.'s Comment
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Does CFI have cameras in the truck? Driver facing or otherwise? Maybe Big Scott can chime in on this. I don’t mind them. I just heard today CFI has them now!

PackRat's Comment
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From what I understand, forward facing, and only triggered by a critical event such as hard brake, cornering too fast (stability), following too closely for too long, hard impact.

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Forrest B.'s Comment
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From what I understand, forward facing, and only triggered by a critical event such as hard brake, cornering too fast (stability), following too closely for too long, hard impact.

Yes I’ve read up on them a little. Doesn’t bother me but the one inside the cab bothers my ride along partner. She was ****ed when she read about it at CFI. I haven’t heard they were doing it but oh well if they do

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Tractor Man's Comment
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From what I understand, forward facing, and only triggered by a critical event such as hard brake, cornering too fast (stability), following too closely for too long, hard impact.

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Yes I’ve read up on them a little. Doesn’t bother me but the one inside the cab bothers my ride along partner. She was ****ed when she read about it at CFI. I haven’t heard they were doing it but oh well if they do

There are about a million threads/comments on that subject on this site. Just type "driver facing cameras" in the search bar.........BTW......make plenty of popcorn ahead of time!

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Snoopy's Comment
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Does CFI have cameras in the truck? Driver facing or otherwise? Maybe Big Scott can chime in on this. I don’t mind them. I just heard today CFI has them now!

Yes CFI does indeed have both cameras now in their trucks. I drove for them and they are currently installing them into all their trucks on a daily basis and when trucks are at the main terminal in Joplin. The front facing one does get triggered when an event happens and the driver facing one only is turned on for a specific reason and the company says that they tell the driver when it would be turned on. Hope this helps.

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A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Jasper's Comment
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Spoke with a driver recruiter today and she stated that they DO NOT use inward, driver facing cameras. It would be nice to hear from someone who is with them currently to see if there's any truth to this.

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Does CFI have cameras in the truck? Driver facing or otherwise? Maybe Big Scott can chime in on this. I don’t mind them. I just heard today CFI has them now!

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Yes CFI does indeed have both cameras now in their trucks. I drove for them and they are currently installing them into all their trucks on a daily basis and when trucks are at the main terminal in Joplin. The front facing one does get triggered when an event happens and the driver facing one only is turned on for a specific reason and the company says that they tell the driver when it would be turned on. Hope this helps.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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The forward camera is triggered by unsafe driving. For example, speeding, following to close hard breaks. The driver facing is only in use if they activate it, done so in writing. They both always have power to them. At night with the front curtain closed the camera is blocked.

When triggered all files go to a computer at Smart Drive first. The computer throws most out. Then is the parameters CFI set are met, a human looks at it. If they still feel it meets CFI's parameters then it gets sent to CFI. Minor things they will call you, coach you and assign you some videos to watch.

Drive safe and they are a non issue. They also only have about 20 seconds of storage.

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Jasper's Comment
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That's the one and only reason I won't go with CFI.

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The forward camera is triggered by unsafe driving. For example, speeding, following to close hard breaks. The driver facing is only in use if they activate it, done so in writing. They both always have power to them. At night with the front curtain closed the camera is blocked.

When triggered all files go to a computer at Smart Drive first. The computer throws most out. Then is the parameters CFI set are met, a human looks at it. If they still feel it meets CFI's parameters then it gets sent to CFI. Minor things they will call you, coach you and assign you some videos to watch.

Drive safe and they are a non issue. They also only have about 20 seconds of storage.

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Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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Forward facing camera rarely triggers if you're a safe driver. Most times it's triggered nobody sees it. It has helped or drivers then it has hurt. The driver facing camera is not on. It is only activated if they tell you and it is to save your job. My personal dash camera is mounted next to the forward facing CFI camera.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Our CRST trucks had dual facing cams' Only the forward facing were active. Inward were not active, BUT they usually were covered over with black tape lol

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