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tach·o·graph

 (tăk′ə-grăf′)
n.
A machine that records the measurements of a tachometer, especially one in a vehicle recording its speed and the times at which it was driven.

[Greek takhos, speed + -graph.]
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tachograph

(ˈtækəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a tachometer that produces a graphical record (tachogram) of its readings, esp a device for recording the speed of and distance covered by a heavy goods vehicle. Often shortened to: tacho
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachograph - a tachometer that produces a graphical record of its readings; used to record the speed and duration of trips in a motor vehicle
tach, tachometer - measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
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Translations

tachograph

[ˈtækəgrɑːf] N (Brit) → tacógrafo m
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tachograph

[ˈtækəgrɑːf] ntachygraphe m
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tachograph

n (Brit) → Fahrtenschreiber m, → Tachograf m
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tachograph

[ˈtækəˌgrɑːf] ntachigrafo
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The decision comes after 10 of the Otterburnbased firm's drivers admitted creating false tachograph records and a company boss admitted perverting the course of justice.
The decision comes after 10 of the Otterburn-based firm's drivers admitted creating false tachograph records and a company boss admitted perverting the course of justice.
The decision comes after 10 of the firm's drivers admitted creating false tachograph records and a company boss admitted perverting the course of justice.
One HGV was also found without a tachograph to measure driver hours, and another was fined PS350 for tampering with his using a magnet.
Such a period of coexistence is not exceptional, since today trucks are fitted with either a digital tachograph - mandatory for vehicles registered after 1 May 2006 - or an analogue tachograph (paper disc) for the oldest ones.
This partnership, financial details of which were not available, will offer the ability to download data remotely from a tachograph which will be included in TomTom Business Solutions' WEBFLEET offerings, using the standard in vehicle on-board unit TomTom LINK 510.
A motorist with no legal lettering was also caught along with one with no tachograph calibration while two drivers failed to produce charts / tachographs and one driver was driving over his hours.
The Transport Council adopted a partial general approach on revision of the tachograph legislation in December 2011, setting aside at the time the question of this merger.
Five vehicles were also ordered off the roads as they were using magnets to tamper with the tachograph.
A HGV driver who falsified tachograph records to work up to 21 hours on the roads without breaks was given a suspended prison sentence.
To get a new electronic tachograph kit for an M809-series 5-ton truck, use NSN 6680-01567-7851.
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