Smart tacho advice to dispel the myths

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Marc Caplin, National Account Manager at Aquarius IT, explains and dispels a selection of myths surrounding the new smart tachos

The next generation of digital tachographs arrived on 15 June and, as with all new compliance-led technologies, suspicions have been aroused and assumptions have been made. In fairness, prior to its launch, information on what technologies were being embedded into the new tachograph – or rather what they actually mean for an operator/driver – has been unclear. This, combined with headlines regarding roadside enforcement, has naturally led to misconceptions being formed and spread via the Chinese whisper effect.

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