Roadside smart tacho checks ‘too costly’


A move to cut thousands of hours of unnecessary HGV roadside spot checks could be delayed by years after the DVSA declined to invest in the technology needed to read smart tachograph data. Under new EU regulations, operators are mandated to ensure all new trucks are fitted with smart tachographs from 15 June this year. Unlike digital tachographs, smart tachographs can communicate remotely with roadside enforcement officers allowing them to remotely check tachograph data without stopping the vehicle. This could […]