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Exentra partner with TachoByte to provide vehicle location and status data with Smartanalysis

Exentra Transport Solutions Limited is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with TachoByte.  Under the agreement Exentra have exclusive rights to sell and support the TachoByte…

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Driving without a digital tachograph driver card costs operator almost 3,000 Euros.

An Enniscorthy company was fined 2,500 Euros and ordered to pay costs of 400 Euros excluding VAT for a tachograph offence in 2014 in one of…

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Exentra launch Smartdebrief – Comprehensive driver debriefing tool within Smartanalysis to manage infringements down

Driver infringements and failure to manage drivers effectively can be expensive for any road transport operator and could put their Operators Licence in jeopardy. The authorities…

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SHA-1 end of support notice

If you are running Windows XP take action now. Background Due to weaknesses found in the algorithm, the IT Industry has agreed to end of life…

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Smartanalysis gets smarter at the CV Show – Stand 4F118.

Descartes’ Smartanalysis, the UK’s leading tachogragraph analysis and compliance management Software as a Service has become even smarter with SmartLicence, an integrated driving licence management and…

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Descartes Tachograph Analysis & SmartLicence Bureau Relocates

The Descartes Tachograph Analysis and SmartLicence Bureau relocated on 23rd July. The Bureau now has new telephone and fax numbers. Anyone wanting to call the Bureau should…

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Descartes Launches Driving Licence Management and Verification Service

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced the launch of Descartes SmartLicence™, an integrated driving licence management and verification service…

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HGV driver disqualified for poor records and ignoring breaks

A West Midlands HGV driver was been disqualified for over twelve months for failing to observe required breaks and keeping poor records.  The Traffic Commissioner for…

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Transport Manager loses his repute over CPC training & drivers’ hours infringements

A Transport Manager recently lost his repute indefinitely for failing to make sure his drivers had started their Driver CPC training and the drivers’ hours infringements…

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Descartes demonstrates compliance management by exception with SmartAlerts at the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Show

Descartes will showcase the new SmartAlerts enhancement to its SmartCompliance Software-as-a-Service products at this year’s Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show. Road transport operators visiting stand 4H20 at…

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ILT increases fines for tachograph infringements in Netherlands

The Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) recently announced that the fines for manipulation of the tachograph will go up sharply. TLN the Dutch Association for Transport…

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Turners enhances driver compliance with Descartes’ SmartCompliance

Descartes Systems Group announced that one of the largest independent haulage companies in the UK, Turners (Soham) Ltd., is using Descartes’ SmartCompliance™ solutions to gain efficiencies and improve…

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Haulier suspended for drivers’ hours offences & false records

A Telford haulage operator has been suspended from running HGVs after Traffic Commissioner Nick Jones found that drivers had driven excessive hours, broken speed limits and…

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How to keep track of driving licence changes – Take immediate action with SmartAlerts

SmartAlerts is a new online tool within Smartanalysis, the UK’s leading tachogragraph analysis and compliance management Software as a Service. It provides email alerts for driving…

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Tachograph rules to change for local journeys

From 2 March 2015 a new European regulation – EU 165/2014 (PDF 2 MB) – will replace EEC 3821/85, setting out requirements for the construction, installation,…

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Gist Expands Use of Cloud-Based Descartes Smartanalysis™ for European Road Transport Compliance

Descartes Systems Group today announced that Gist, a leading supply chain services provider, has expanded its use of Descartes Smartanalysis™, a tachograph analysis and compliance management solution,…

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Dig deeper into unaccounted distance

Smartanalysis users can now dig deeper into unaccounted distance with a brand new Tachograph Analysis Report. In response to requests from customers the existing Descartes Smartanalysis…

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Haulage firm to pay almost £2,500 after admitting drivers’ hours offences

D Jenkins and Son and five of the company’s drivers appeared in court on charges of failing to take the regulatory required rest breaks following an…

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HGV Driver Fined £1000 for failing to take a break

A County Down Commercial Goods Vehicle Operator was fined a total of £1,000 at Omagh Magistrates’ Court for tachograph (drivers’ hours) offences. The charges came after…

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Convictions for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences fall

According to the latest figures from VOSA the number of convictions for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences has almost halved since 2009. However, breaches of drivers’…

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Take immediate action to safeguard your compliance with SmartAlerts

Busy Transport Managers can now get automatic email alerts regarding their licensed drivers and their digital tachograph downloads using SmartAlerts from Descartes. This saves time and…

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Temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours

The Department for Transport has relaxed drivers’ hours and working time rules for drivers delivering heating fuel. This is due to the current adverse weather conditions…

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HGV driver fined £1000 for tachograph offences

A HGV driver has been fined £1,000 for tachograph and drivers’ hours offences after admitting thirteen charges when he appeared at Perth Sheriff Court. On 11 dates in March…

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Exentra launch Smartdownload – Automatic, Remote Download of Digital Tachograph Data

Many operators are evaluating automatic, remote download of digital tachograph data and report savings of 30 minutes per vehicle per week in downloading data alone. Automatic,…

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Tachograph rules changed for Farmers

From March 2015 farmers no longer need a tachograph fitted to their vehicles if the distance travelled is less than 100km from their operating base. Before…

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