Citing Tracy Morgan accident, Sen. Charles Schumer urges government to force truck drivers to install black boxes

June 17, 2014 1:00 AM

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Citing Tracy Morgan accident, Sen. Charles Schumer urges government to force truck drivers to install black boxes

Schumer said the federal Department of Transportation should make commercial drivers use electronic logging devices to more accurately track the number of hours they are on the road. A limo carrying comedian Tracy Morgan was rear-ended by a tractor trailer June 7, killing passenger James McNair.

The feds should force truck drivers to install black boxes to track hours driven, a top New York lawmaker said Sunday, citing the fatal crash like the one that almost killed comedian Tracy Morgan.

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