“Legal Considerations for Onboard Video Systems and Georgia’s Laws on Video Evidence”
In an article published in the 2017 Fall issue of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s magazine, Trux, Swift Currie attorney Dan Kingsley discusses the increase of trucking companies using on-board video systems because of their vulnerability to civil litigation lawsuits. Kingsley also addresses Georgia’s laws behind using video evidence in the courtroom. “Oftentimes, the ability of a trucking company to determine the reason for an accident rests with the statements of each driver and an accident report completed by an officer who did not witness the incident,” Kingsley writes. Video preservation is vital to the trucking companies, specifically, “A clear and communicated policy regarding video preservation is imperative for any company implementing video systems.”
For the full article, you may view the digital edition of the magazine here.