A tachograph is a device fitted to a vehicle that automatically records its speed and distance, together with the driver's activity selected from a choice of modes. The drive mode is activated automatically when the vehicle is in motion, and modern tachograph heads usually default to the other work mode upon coming to rest. The rest and availability modes can be manually selected by the driver whilst stationary. A tachograph system comprises a sender unit mounted to the vehicle gearbox, the tachograph head and a recording medium. Tachograph heads are of either analogue or digital types. All relevant vehicles manufactured …



SSC: Surveillance Studies Centre · 31 October 2006 English

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(HGVs), for example, have for several years had tachographs installed in their cabs, which monitor the number

Government of Alberta · 30 August 2004 English

The aim was to find the most effective ways to change driver habits and reduce collisions and, in the Minister’s words, to “reduce the unacceptable number of fatalities and injuries …

roadside cameras � In-car video technology (VICS) � Tachographs (on board devices used to record distance travelled

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