On-board CV Safety and Security Functional Area


On-board systems collect and process on-board vehicle and driver safety and security information; exchanging information with roadside and remote facilities at mainline speeds and while stopped for inspections.

Included In

Commercial Vehicles

Functional Requirements

1The commercial vehicle shall receive pass/pull-in messages from the roadside check facilities and present them to the driver in either audible or visual forms.
2The commercial vehicle shall respond to requests to provide on-board safety inspection data to roadside check facilities including vehicle identification, driver logs, and characteristics data for initiating safety and security checking. Results of the inspection are read back into the on-board equipment.
3The commercial vehicle shall monitor on-board systems pertaining to the safety and security of the vehicle, its driver, and its cargo/freight equipment; and provide the information to the driver, roadside check facilities, and commercial fleet management centers.
4The commercial vehicle shall provide interface with the driver to be presented with and respond to alerts, either visual or audible, concerning the safety and security of the vehicle and its cargo. Alerts and messages specific to commercial vehicles include trucks not advised on a route, trucks over 10 tons not allowed on bridge, route details, detected route deviations and warning indications detected by on-board sensors (e.g., safety) and freight equipment sensors (e.g., breach, cargo).
5The commercial vehicle shall provide information concerning a breach or tamper event on a commercial vehicle or its attached freight equipment to roadside check facilities and to the commercial fleet management center, the information includes identity, type of breach, location, and time.
6The commercial vehicle shall provide expected driver identity characteristics (e.g., PIN codes and biometric data) to roadside check facilities to support safety and security checking.
7The commercial vehicle shall provide information about previous attempts to disable the commercial vehicle to roadside check facilities.
8The commercial vehicle shall provide safety information at predetermined trigger areas using wireless communications.