Experts from Aquarius answer your questions about next-generation tachographs

George Barrow
July 30, 2019

Last month Commercial Motor hosted a webinar about the introduction of the smart tachograph that came into force on 15 June. Experts from Aquarius were on hand to explain the implications of the introduction of Annex 1C (EU 2016/799), which essentially makes next-generation (or smart, or digital, or Gen 2... depending on which term you wish to use!) tachographs mandatory on all commercial vehicles above 3.5-tonne GVW, registered on or after 15 June.

Here’s an excerpt of Commercial Motor readers’ questions – answered by Aquarius commercial director Guy Reynolds and national account manager Marc Caplin.

  • This Q&A was part of an hour long CM Special webinar on the new digital tachograph legislation. This CM Special is available to download free of charge to all registered users of - and registration is free too. Simply click here to go to the download page.

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George Barrow

George has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years and is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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