Freight Rail Vehicles
Freight rail vehicles move commercial goods and are operated by professional conductors, typically administered as part of a larger fleet, and regulated by a Fleet–Freight Manager.
|Functional Object||Description||User Defined|
|CV On–Board Cargo Monitoring||'CV On–Board Cargo Monitoring' monitors the location and status of the commercial vehicle and its cargo. It sends the collected data to appropriate centers and roadside facilities, including emergency management in the case of HAZMAT incidents. Depending on the nature of the cargo, it may include sensors that measure temperature, pressure, load leveling, acceleration, and other attributes of the cargo.||False|
|CV On–Board Safety and Security||'CV On–Board Safety and Security' collects and processes vehicle and driver safety and security information and provides safety and security information to the Fleet and Freight Management Center. It also supplies this information to the roadside facilities both at mainline speeds and while stopped for inspections. Safety information may also be provided at predetermined trigger areas using wireless communications. The capability to alert the commercial vehicle driver whenever there is a critical safety or security problem or potential emergency is also provided. It also supports on–board driver safety log maintenance and checking.||False|
|CV On–Board Trip Monitoring||'CV On–Board Trip Monitoring' provides the capabilities to support fleet management with automatic vehicle location and automated mileage and fuel reporting and auditing. In addition, this equipment is used to monitor the planned route and notify the Fleet and Freight Management Center of any deviations. Freight–specific traveler information and restrictions are also collected and reported to the driver to support the trip.||False|
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