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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There has been a long-standing dereliction of the arrangements for ensuring the rules on drivers' hours and tachographs would be observed," said Mr Maddrell.
The law states that a tow vehicle can have a gross vehicle weight up to 3500kgs without a tachograph being required.
In Spain, G&D served already as consultant to the government's banknote printing works-responsible for the introduction of the digital tachograph system on the Iberian peninsula-on the nation-wide implementation of the EU regulations.
The Electronic Ratio Adapter tracks speed and compensates for different fire sizes and rear axle ratios; Cable X, which is a mechanical tachograph for a vehicle that already has an electronic speedometer; DumpMaster, which records what day and time garbage trucks make pickups or even when funeral homes make casket deliveries; and Atrol, which records when drivers start and stop working and each stop made.
The seals cost only 1p to make but a Mail investigator bought two which had been stolen from a tachograph factory in Dundee for pounds 50 each.
The firm has also been developing its own digital tachograph, in which the paper chart will be replaced by a smart card.
MiX Telematics and Wavecom SA (Paris:AVM) (NASDAQ:WVCM) announced the launch of a new tachograph data collection and fleet management solution, marketed exclusively by Continental as the VDO DLD.
The decision comes after 10 of the Otterburnbased firm's drivers admitted creating false tachograph records and a company boss admitted perverting the course of justice.
Officials at Northumberland County Council have scrapped their deals with Howard Snaith and Partners at Otterburn, after 10 of its drivers admitted creating false tachograph records and a company boss admitted perverting the course of justice.
His tachograph charts were found hidden behind his seat and details of his route and timings concealed in a sock.
Another driver was issued with a fixed penalty ticket for PS200 as he had no tachograph chart.
One vehicle was issued with a prohibition notice for defective tyres, two drivers were given advice regarding tachograph offences and one prohibition and three advice notices were given for missing equipment and defective signage.