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Tachographs: Regulations and Infringements

A useful posting on our OPTAC3 blog about understanding the legal side of your tachograph, and how to stay compliant.

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Solutrans 21-25 Nov 2017, France

Join us on Stand T 139 in Hall 5 to discover our innovative CornerEye camera monitor system.  Come and meet our team in Hall 5 Stand T 139 at Solutrans 2017 in Eurexpo Lyon, November 21-25.

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News Round up: Truck and Transport, Belgium, Jan 2015

Truck and Transport is an international biannual exhibition held at the Brussels Expo in Belgium. This year they broke attendance records with over 33,000 visitors, and there was  a very positive atmosphere throughout.  

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"One Minute Rule" Legislation

The latest amends to the legislation governing the use of tachographs in the European Union came into force in October 2011. The main focus of the amendments now clarifies some of the more important issues facing users in the industry.

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WTD and Drivers Hours rules simplified

We all know that the Working Time Directive (WTD), and how it applies to drivers’ hours can be confusing.  It turns out the UK government know this too, so they have produced a leaflet which simplifies it, called 'EU drivers' hours and WTD rules'. 

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Update: Single Manned International Bus Journeys

As of 1 January 2014 the rules for single manned international bus journeys changed. Drivers driving between 22:00 and 06:00 are now required to take a 45 minute break after 3 hours of aggregated driving, instead of the usual 4.5 hours.

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CITO2 Software Update - May 2016

We recently released an update to the CITO2 software.  This software replaces the existing CITO software.  

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Visit us at the CV Show and win a Smart Watch

Come along to stand 4D11, and see the benefits of the SE5000 Exakt Duo2 tachograph.  Featuring tried and tested Duo Technology, the decision support tool that gives drivers real-time updates on driving and rest time, it helps them to reduce infringements and stay legal. This really is our smartest One Minute Rule tachograph yet.

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Road Transport Directive

The Road Transport Directive is a subset of the Working Time Directive specifically applying to mobile workers involved in transporting goods and who are affected by the Driver's Hours regulations.

The regulations restrict any worker to an average working week of 48 hours either over set or rolling periods. The maximum anyone is able to work in a single week is 60 hours.

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Digital/analogue tacho recertification course: 11/08/15, Coventry *spaces available*

This course is for previously DVSA certified Tachograph Workshop Technicians who need re-certification, and runs on 11 August 2015 for 1 day at Renault Coventry, Burlington Road, Nuneaton CV10 7JR. There are spaces available so book now.

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