- The tachograph must be approved, activated and calibrated.
- Both digital and analogue tachographs must be checked every two years.
- Only approved tachograph centres (workshops) can perform work on the tachograph.
Analogue or digital?
Vehicles registered after 9 December 2006 must be fitted with a digital tachograph. Vehicles registered before that date can be fitted with either an analogue or a digital tachograph.
If an analogue tachograph breaks down, it must be replaced by a digital one.