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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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To its Logifit series of solutions for logistics and warehousing management, Fujitsu has now added Logifit TM-NexTR, a transportation and delivery management solution that allows for the mixed use of digital tachographs and smart devices, enhancing customers' overall management of their logistics operations.
A spokesperson for North Tyneside Council has now said: "As soon as we heard about the recent convictions of company employees, in relation to tachograph offences committed on longer journeys, we carried out an immediate risk assessment to make sure none of our children and young people had been put at risk.
Snaith, 59, of the Coach House in Otterburn, pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice after, in 2013, producing false tachographs relating to around the time of most of the offences in 2010.
To facilitate checks, the smart tachographs will allow remote communication with monitoring authorities, who will have to be properly equipped (although a physical check will be required to establish an infringement).
Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate on integrating fleet management and tachograph services and continue to individually develop and launch their own products.
"The driver admitted destroying a tachograph records sheet and taking insufficient daily rest."
The solution consists of a digital tachograph, developed by Transtron Inc, that has wireless communications capabilities and which transmits information such as vehicle speed, current time, position and engine speed to a central server.
It emerged the driver's tachograph records for the previous 28 days were incomplete.
On top of that all, drivers of HGV vehicles with old-style tachos have to carry round at all times tachographs showing what they have been doing for the last 30 days, even when not working.
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.
Although drivers feared the government would use the tachographs to crack down on wayward behavior, they were initially used to track compliance with the European Union's hours-of-service rules.
"We're the only company in the United States that manufacturers tachographs."