DVSA trials new tech that monitors tachographs on the move


 

"Game changing" tachograph sensing technology that can identify if an HGV driver is flouting tacho laws without the vehicle being stopped is being trialled by the DVSA.

The enforcement agency can use the equipment while travelling alongside a lorry or at the roadside and it is being deployed in an effort to prevent dangerously tired drivers from getting behind the wheel.

The DVSA is still seeing cases of serious and deliberate violations, with 1,317 drivers' hours prohibitions issued to HGV, [...]



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