On-board video and voice recorders

This video discusses on-board video and voice recorders, which is one of the eight safety issues identified by the Transportation Safety Board as posing the greatest risk to Canadians. To find out more about these safety issues, see the Watchlist 2014.

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Watchlist 2014 - On-board video and voice recorders

Objective data helps investigators understand the sequence of events of an accident

and identify any human factors, including crew performance.

The aviation industry has had voice recordings for over 30 years.

Industry and labour organizations agree on the need to capture video and voice recordings, but need to resolve outstanding differences.


Transport Canada and Industry: Ensure that communications and interactions in locomotive cabs are recorded.

TSB, Transport Canada and Industry: Work to remove legislative barriers.