Mercer Now requiring contractors to install omnitracs cameras

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  1. BackwoodsGA

    BackwoodsGA Road Train Member

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    Was with mercer 7 years.Thought about going back.This kills that idea.
     
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  3. scottied67

    scottied67 Road Train Member

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    It's all about the money. Insurance companies offer huge discounts for the cameras.
     
  4. againstthewind

    againstthewind Road Train Member

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    "when you can no longer count on the good deeds of man and you need to pay for some sort of insurance to protect you against other men, that society is doomed to fail."
     
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  5. runningman0661

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    It’s not only that, with these nuclear verdicts becoming the norm more insurers will require cameras.
     
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  6. RunningAces

    RunningAces Medium Load Member

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    Very happy I went a different way than signing up with Mercer. I would have been forced to quit over this even though I run my own dashcam. It's an overstep by the company, both in principle and financially if the driver is also forced to pay for the nee equipment.
     
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  7. drvrtech77

    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

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    Technically it’s illegal under the federal truth and leasing regulations to require a contractor to purchase services from A motor carrier
     
  8. navypoppop

    navypoppop Medium Load Member

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    Call OOIDA. They specialize in these kind of cases.
     
  9. Cat sdp

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    That would include requirements for a specific an e-log system from the carrier. Installed by the carrier and data charges paid by the contractors....

    bull ....
     
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  10. drvrtech77

    drvrtech77 Road Train Member

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    The law is clearly spelled out That’s for sure
     
  11. Driver Eight

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    so you have to have the inward camera but you can switch it off?
     
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