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Live scan fingerprinting has modernized the science of taking fingerprints.

Through the taking of the fingerprints digitally on a computer and the electronic transmission to a receiving agency to be verified and authenticated, the results and the fingerprints can be returned to the source within 72 hours.

As an added benefit, with the overwhelming adoption of smartphones, truck drivers find them easy to use and see them as a vital part of their everyday life on the road.In today’s truck and fleet applications, ELDs installed in commercial motor vehicles can monitor and record a whole host of data about the vehicle and its driver that go beyond RODS — from Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR) and IFTA automation to driver behavior reporting on speeding, idling, and hard braking.In writing the ELD rule, the FMCSA is aware of the cost burden it could be putting on fleets.Second, there is no chance for human and/or mechanical error as there is with the ink fingerprint method.With the traditional method of fingerprinting, human error could factor into the administration of the procedure from the rolling of the subject's fingers to the amount of ink in the inkpad.Live Scan Fingerprinting, commonly shortened to simply Live Scan, has made its way into the public's vernacular and onto the main stage of personal identification methodology.

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