Using tachographs to log driving hours has been a requirement in the EU since the 1980s, and in 2006 the printed analogue paper charts were replaced by digital recording systems. Some vehicle tracking systems have the capacity to interface with the tachograph and transmit it’s data in real time to the fleet manager.
Speeding is a major cause of road accidents, and the increase in the number of speed cameras means that more and more drivers are penalised for speeding with some loosing their licence. Find out how tracking systems with GPS based speed measurements can help your fleet stay on the right side of the law
Matrix Telematics is one of the better known producers of asset monitoring and car tracking systems, with headquarters in Cheshire and Florida. During its early years in the telematics industry, the company focused on developing tracking and recovery products. It has now expanded its services to asset monitoring for various markets as well as business management consultancy.