FAQ

General Issues

  • Can I display, print out or download the information stored on the driver card?
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  • What happens when the driver card data memory or the mass memory in vehicle unit is full?
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  • Can the mass memory data in vehicle unit be downloaded?
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  • How much does a Digital Tachograph cost?
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  • Will there be only Digital Tachographs in the future?
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  • How will roadside checks be carried out in the future?
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  • Must all vehicles with traditional analogue tachograph be converted and equipped with digital ones?
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  • What means VU?
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  • What is the difference between a digital and an analogue tachograph ?
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  • What is a digital tachograph?
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  • What is a Digital Tachograph?
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    Legal Requirements

  • Which rules apply in AETR countries?
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  • On what legal basis is the Digital Tachograph introduced?
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    Requirements for downloading the digital tachograph

  • When should I download the data?
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  • How can I download the data?
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    You are a driver

  • What happens when the driver card data memory or the mass memory in vehicle unit is full?
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  • Can control authorities find out if I am driving with an invalid driver card?
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  • What does the Digital Tachograph record?
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  • What happens if my driver card is faulty, gets lost or stolen?
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  • Can I have more than one driver card?
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  • How do I get my driver card?
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  • Who can apply for a driver card?
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  • What is a Driver Card?
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    You are a Road Transport company

  • How will company checks be carried out in the future?
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  • Is there an obligation to archive data from Digital Tachograph?
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  • Does the Vehicle Unit (VU) have to be checked regularly?
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  • What does the Digital Tachograph record?
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  • Do I have to fit Digital Tachographs in all vehicles so far equipped with analogue tachographs?
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  • Can a company get more than one Company Card?
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  • Who gets a Company Card?
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  • What is a Company Card?
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    RS Hardware

  • How do I download the data from the digital tachograph ?
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  • How long does it take to download data from the digital tachograph with the RS Digidown ?
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  • How long does it take to download data from the driver card with the RS Cardreader ?
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    RS Software

  • What kind of files can I import within the RS DigiTac software ?
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  • Which are the technical requirements for running the RS DigiTac software on my computer?
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  • Which download keys/card readers are compatible with RS DigiTac software?
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  • Is it free to upgrade the RS DigiTac software when needed?
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  • Can I export data from the software?
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  • How many drivers and trucks can I register with the RS DigiTac software?
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  • Do I need to renew the RS DigiTac software after one year?
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  • How can I install the RS DigiTac software?
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  • Is RS DigiTac software easy to install? Do I need to have a lot of computer knowledge?
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  • Why do I need software?
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  • Who is using this software?
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