The latest tachographs and telematics report from Commercial Motor and Motor Transport highlights the rate at which smart tachographs are being adopted and gives an insight into operator attitudes. Smart tachographs have been mandated since June 2019 and offer the opportunity to make better use of the data collected.
The research revealed that 41% have a system for remotely downloading tachograph data whilst the vehicle is away from the base or depot. Automatic remote download of tachograph data has several big advantages:
And with the COVID-19 pandemic it is a safer way of downloading the driver card data.
There are two ways of remotely downloading tachograph data to SmartAnalysis for analysis and reporting. Firstly via a dedicated remote download unit such as the digiDL for £299. Or if you are using telematics the data can be sent to SmartAnalysis via your installed telematics device.
For help and advice on using telematics to download your tachograph data contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on: 20.05.2021