Changes to drivers’ hours and tachograph rules

Posted by AndrewT on 25th Aug 2020

As of 20 August 2020, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced some changes to the EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules which were effective from that date. The guidance for both goods vehicles and passenger vehicles has been updated to cover the new rules and help operators comply with them. You can access the new guidance using the links below: Goods Vehicles Drivers' Hours Guidance Passenger Vehicles Drivers' Hours Guidance If you are confused or have any question relating to the new rules and guidance issued you can reach out to the DVSA at and they should be able to clarify matters. As the leading tachograph analysis and reporting solution for fleets of all sizes the software will enable you to remain compliant with drivers’ hours and tachograph requirements. You can sign-up to SmartAnalysis here.  All new SmartAnalysis Pre-pay customers that sign-up to by the end of September will get 14 months for the price of 12 .