News & Events
Elmia Lastbil - 20th-23rd August, Sweden
Stoneridge Electronics is exhibiting at the Elmia Lastbil show, an international trade fair for the haulage and transport industry, from 20-23 August in Jönköping, Sweden.
Visit us on stand D03:33 to see our user-friendly tachograph solutions and our recently launched SE5000 Exakt Duo2 digital tachograph.Read more
OPTAC3: unlimited downloads for £1 per driver/week
We know some people like to download data more regularly than legally required, so we have made some changes to our pricing structure.
We are now offering customers a new OPTAC3 Web package with unlimited downloads for £1 per driver per week.
OPTAC3 Web: Software Update
The OPTAC3 Web Software is now updated to version 4.4.
We added a host of new features and performance improvements:Read more
Update: Single Manned International Bus Journeys
As of 1 January 2014 the rules for single manned international bus journeys changed. Drivers driving between 22:00 and 06:00 are now required to take a 45 minute break after 3 hours of aggregated driving, instead of the usual 4.5 hours.Read more
Shortlisted: Employer of the Year
We are proud to have been shortlisted for the inaugural Courier Business Awards in the category of Employer of the Year. The Awards were set up to find the best and brightest companies operating in East Central Scotland and we were one of only 3 finalists chosen in the category. The judges visited our Dundee site, where they learnt about some of our employee initiatives, such as our new, modernised canteen area, our Healthy Working Lives Gold award and our employee Innovation Programme.Read more
In July 2011 the European Commission made a proposal (COM(2011) 451 final) for a complete reform of the Digital Tachograph Regulation. The proposal is under discussion within the European Council and Parliament and the plan is to reach a final agreement on the content of the legislation by the end of 2013, with the implementation expected about 5 years after this.Read more
Drivers' Hours Regulations
Designed to limit the number of hours a worker can drive and the minimum rest time required between spells behind the wheel, the Drivers' Hours Regulations is split into three major categories:
- Daily and fortnightly driving limits
- Required rest breaks and the amount of rest required on a daily and weekly basis
- Emergencies and exemptions