The digital tachograph is an electronic system installed on commercial vehicles (lorries, coaches and heavy goods lorries) that records the driving and rest times of drivers and traces detailed data on the speed and distances travelled in order to improve work conditions, road safety and fairer competition.
The digital tachograph is composed of two essential components for its use:
When connected securely to the vehicle sensors, the digital tachograph records in its memory the data relating to the vehicle’s use for a period of one year. The device detects the identity of the driver or drivers, the driving and rest times, the driving modes(individually or in a team).
The device also records: