15 JUNE 2019, will see the mandatory introduction of the ‘smart tachographs’ in all new vehicles. This will be one of the most significant changes in tachograph regulation in more than 12 years.

The next new version of tachograph, known as the ‘Smart Tacho’ or ‘Generation 2 Tacho (Gen2)’ will add additional features for improved driver activity records. All new trucks, coaches and buses will have the new ‘Smart Tacho’ device fitted and installed as standard.

The current tachograph devices are fitted to six million trucks and buses throughout the EU.