What is a tachograph?
In Europe in the period of active developmentcargo owners of car owners wanted to somehow control the work of their hired drivers who are outside the territory of the main enterprise for a long time. Thanks to this, tachographs were invented. Let's talk in more detail about what a tachograph is and why it is needed.
Tachograph - a special device designed to monitor the mode of work, speed, rest drivers and other crew members. The tachograph registers all these data.
The first tachographs had to be fixedthe distance traveled and the speed in accordance with the real time, regardless of the driver. At the heart of such devices was the clock mechanism, as the making of the first tachographs was done by watch companies.
Over time, the working principle was modernizedtachographs, their design, their functions have also changed. Now the main task of the tachograph is to ensure the safety of traffic on the roads, since among the main causes of emergency situations is the exceeding of the permissible / maximum speed of movement, the tired state of the driver. Tachograph helps to maintain the mode of work and rest of drivers, to monitor the speed of the vehicle.
Tachograph data are considered objective, they are oftenif necessary, in court proceedings. For example, tachograph data may be the basis for imposing fines. The technical implementation of the tachograph is complex, access to its system is limited, and there is also a protection for data transmission.
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