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New tacho rules

[ December 12, 2011   //   ]

EU transport ministers adopted on 12 December revised legisation paving the way for introduction of a new design of tachograph on new commercial vehicles registered from mid-2018. The new devices should be harder to falsify with satellite communication with control authorities will also allow for better targeting of non-conforming vehicles. The Commission plans to adopt specifications by the end of 2014. Vehicles operating solely within a 100km radius of their place of establishment may be exempted from the tachograph rules.