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Tachograph rules changed for Farmers

Posted by AndrewT on 20th Mar 2015

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 March this distance was 50km. The base is d … Read more
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HGV driver fined £1000 for tachograph offences

Posted by AndrewT on 20th Feb 2015

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 and April 2013, he recorde … Read more
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Tachograph rules to change for local journeys

Posted by AndrewT on 4th Feb 2015

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, use, testing and control of tachograph rec … Read more
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Dig deeper into unaccounted distance

Posted by AndrewT on 19th Nov 2014

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 DTCO Vehicle … Read more
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Temporary relaxation of drivers' hours

Posted by AndrewT on 25th Jan 2013

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 across the country. The relax … Read more