Staying compliant with government regulations is one of the biggest challenges facing fleets worldwide. For fleets in the UK and Europe, that means regularly providing tachograph data. Whether this involves manually parking vehicles and tracking down drivers or remembering to schedule a digital download, collecting and analysing driver and vehicle data for inspection is a time consuming, but necessary exercise to comply with the law.
Today, Samsara is excited to announce the expansion of our integrated solution to include remote downloading of tachograph data. Alongside safety, maintenance, and routing, this new feature eliminates the burden of manually collecting driver cards and visiting vehicles by securely downloading tachograph data anytime the driver card is inserted. No scheduling or vehicle visits required.
Save Time & Money, While Staying Compliant
Our remote downloading solution leverages the power of Samsara’s Vehicle Gateway, to download driver data every time the driver card is inserted and then upload it to the Samsara Dashboard. On the Samsara Dashboard, you’ll find two sets of tachograph data:
- A list of drivers and vehicles for which we have downloads
- A list of downloads for that given driver or vehicle
You can easily export your company data for analysis or to present to transport authorities.
This streamlined approach gives you immediate access to your driver and vehicle data, simplifying collection and ensuring that you are always ready for government inspections. With automatic downloads, you’ll also have real-time data about your drivers’ working hours at your fingertips, helping you avoid violations and support accurate scheduling.
All together, these new efficiencies will reduce vehicle downtime and administration, helping you save time and money. Over time, we plan to expand our tachograph management offerings to include new features that will further facilitate compliance, enhance efficiency, and make the data collected more actionable.
Part of a Complete Solution - At No Extra Cost
Remote downloads work seamlessly with the Samsara platform. In addition to easily accessing tachograph data on the Dashboard, you can also quickly gain insights into vehicle location, utilisation, maintenance, safety performance, and routing, helping you optimise your fleet performance. Even better? Remote tacho downloads comes at no added cost; it’s included as part of Samsara’s complete solution for fleet management.
See For Yourself
Want to learn more about how Samsara makes tachograph data collection and analysis easy? Request a personalised demo to see how Samsara can not only help you simplify compliance, but also help enhance your fleet’s safety and improve overall efficiency.