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Using tachographs

Tachographs: the basics

Digital and analogue or 'paper' tachographs, including whether your vehicles need one, how to get it fitted and digital smart cards

Operators and digital tachographs

How to get and manage smart cards, protect, download and analyse data from your digital tachograph and follow regulations

Operators and analogue tachographs

How to log and store analogue or 'paper tacho' records and follow regulations

Drivers and digital tachographs

How to manage your digital tachograph records and how to get or replace a driver smart card

Drivers and analogue tachographs

How to keep records and add data manually to your analogue or 'paper tacho'

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