Tachograph: is a recorder designed to be fitted to the road transport vehicles to automatically or semi-automatically display and record on-road vehicles’ actions (distance, speed, etc.) and drivers’ activities (stops, rests, etc.) in details.
While according to article 13 of “the European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR)” of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) it was only mandatory for the companies engaged in international passenger and goods transport, as of 2014, the numeric tachograph obligation is being imposed to vehicles of gross vehicle weight 3500 plus registered as commercial vehicle for inland transportation of passengers and goods, and for the drivers transporting passengers with vehicles having a carrying capacity of nine or more passengers (including the driver).
-Controls the driving periods,
-Controls the speed of the vehicle,
-Controls the drive within the limits set forth by law.
-Stores such controlled records.
-Plots the stored records or presents them in a written report.
DEFINITION OF DRIVER CARD
It is the tachograph card givento certain drivers. This card introduces the driver and the driver actions data is stored.
DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY CARD
Is a tachograph card given to the owners or bearers of tachograph-mounted-vehicles.
It introduces the company and allow display,load and print of the data stored in thetachographwhich is locked by the company (or not locked by any company).
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE CARD
It is a tachograph card given by the competent authorities of the country to a tachograph manufacturer, vehicle manufacturer or to a service provider or assembler. The service card introduces the card holder and allows test, calibration and/or remove of the tachograph.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR DRIVER CARD APPLICATION
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR SERVICE CARD APPLICATION
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR COMPANY CARD APPLICATION
The company should first make its pre-application over the internet (https://staum.tobb.org.tr ), once the SAVE button is clicked during the pre-application, a payment number will be given by the system, and the payment for the tachograph should be made with this number to the bank account of T.R. Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications at Vakıfbank, following the accomplishment of the payment, the company should apply to our chamber with the abovementioned documents.
The applications are made personally for the driver cards, and by the authorised person for service and company cards. For the card delivery; if a name and surname is written in the “Delivery to a third person” field, then delivery can also be made to that 3rd person.