tachograph


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tachograph

a tachometer that produces a graphical record (tachogram) of its readings, esp a device for recording the speed of and distance covered by a heavy goods vehicle
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Scania Fleet Management and Scania Tachograph Services can be installed in commercial vehicles from all manufacturers and allows customers to monitor their entire fleet.
In total 18 people - including company director Alison Snaith, bus drivers and administration staff - were prosecuted for offences relating to the records kept by vehicle tachographs between June 2010 and May 2013.
This is far from superfluous since the Commission estimates that tachographs have been tampered with on several thousand trucks circulating daily on European roads.
TomTom Business Solutions, a provider of fleet management solutions, announced today the entering of a strategic partnership with DAKO, a European provider of solutions for regulatory worktime and driving time compliance based on the use of tachographs.
Police and VOSA are stepping up tachograph checks on truckers
A warning must go out to other HGV (drivers) and the like that the tachograph details have to be kept safely and accurately," he added.
Fujitsu (NASDAQ: FJTSY), a provider of ICT-based business solutions, today announced the availability of a software as a service (SaaS) based solution for the trucking industry in Japan which will enable transportation companies to analyse the output from digital tachographs to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
It emerged the driver's tachograph records for the previous 28 days were incomplete.
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency has introduced a pounds 200 fixed penalty fine for the use of low-loader trailers behind tow vehicles without a tachograph.
He then put the date of the ticket on a tachograph sheet, used by truckers to log speed and time, and sent it to police claiming he had been within the limit.
I think that if you can show that the tachograph in question was working properly and that it was fitted to the same vehicle that has been flashed on the relevant date and at the relevant time, then you should be able to create at the very least "a reasonable doubt" in the court's mind.
Overall, commercial vehicle sales (including trucks, buses and coaches) was slewed in April by a rush to beat new tachograph laws, trade body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said.