In Russia, began the testing of online tachographs that in the future might be used in all new trucks and buses. SHTRIH-M takes part in the pilot project.
The system, which records violations of driver’s work and rest schedule online, should in the future reduce the workload on traffic police inspectors, decrease their number, and automate data processing.
A pilot project has been launched in 20 large cities: public buses and trolleybuses are being equipped with online tachographs “SHTRIH-Tacho RUS” in the framework of public transport retrofitting. At this stage, the transfer of data from the device to the automated information system “Tachographic control” is being tested and adjusted.
Data from online tachographs, after their implementation, will become the basis to justify fines in case of speeding and violations of driver’s work and rest schedule. Michail Yas’kov (Михаил Яськов), Manager of the tachograph development area, notes that an automated system is impartial, which allows completely eliminate the human factor in detecting violations and making decisions on fines.
It is expected that the corresponding bill will be submitted for consideration by the Ministry of Transport this fall already.