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A tachometer designed to provide a continuous record of speed or rate.
[G. tachos, speed, + graphō, to write]
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To facilitate checks, the smart tachographs will allow remote communication with monitoring authorities, who will have to be properly equipped (although a physical check will be required to establish an infringement).
There has been a long-standing dereliction of the arrangements for ensuring the rules on drivers' hours and tachographs would be observed," said Mr Maddrell.
The law states that a tow vehicle can have a gross vehicle weight up to 3500kgs without a tachograph being required.
This massive distortion is down to the inept introduction of the digital tachograph law," said SMMT chief executive Christopher Macgowan.
The tachograph is a clock-like device in which a stylus marks a wax-covered paper disk to record a truck's movements.
While Abbott Enterprises found its unanticipated niche, the tachograph business still isn't an easy one.
TMS Greenwood Ltd, based in Fleur De Lys near Blackwood, offers a range of services including tachograph chart analysis, tachograph supplies, training in driver hours law and management overviews of operating systems.
The lives of passengers and drivers are being put in danger by the black market racket in the red tachograph seals.
Father and son William and David Allan allegedly put their own names on tachograph records to hide their drivers' insufficient breaks.
Drivers must place a paper chart inside the tachograph on each journey.