Tachographs

From our new Lutterworth depot we now supply, install and service tachographs.

J Coates are proud to be an official agent for Stoneridge Electronics who are regarded as one of the UK’s leading tachograph manufacturers. From our Lutterworth depot we are ideally located to provide our tachograph service to Rugby, Northampton, Daventry, Lutterworth, Leicester and Coventry.

Our range of tachographs:

Stoneridge 2400
Enhanced design
Uses standard charts
12 months warranty
Stoneridge 8400
Proven reliability
Uses standard charts
Stoneridge Digital
Uses smartcard technology
Complies with EC legislation
On board printer
Stores 1 years data
Secure

 

Changes in legislation means that vehicles will, in future, require a smartcard Digital Tachograph.

In readiness for the new legislation and to meet customer needs, J Coates Lutterworth is offering the new SE5000 Digital Tachograph. Complying with Annex 1b regulations, the SE5000 is fully compatible with all approved tachograph smartcards.

The regulations in brief:

A tachograph must be serviced every two years where the following checks are required to be made:

Check that the tachograph is fitted and is complete.

Check for condition and that it can be illuminated.

Check that the tachograph scale is marked in kilometres per hour.

Check the presence of the tachograph manufacturers serial number/data plaque.

Check tachograph installation/calibration plaque for presence and condition, and the date of calibration is clearly visible. (Note: Installation/calibration plaques expire after 6 years).

Check the ‘K factor’ plaque for presence and condition and the ‘K factor’ is clearly visible.

Check tachograph DIL switch covers and all seals for presence and condition and that they are the correct type.

Check installation/calibration plaque for presence and condition, and the date of calibration is clearly visible.