Tachographs to be fitted in all EU-registered lorries and buses that cross borders.
MEP and member state negotiators have reached an agreement
on new rules to require tachographs – on-board recording devices to measure a
drivers speed and distance – to be fitted in all European Union-registered lorries and buses
that cross borders.
The deal, reached yesterday (14 May), would require the devices to be installed in all new lorries and buses within three [...] Read more
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