Meczes, Robin
October 2003
Commercial Motor;10/16/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5050, p52
Trade Publication
Explores whether the use of telematics systems would help European truck operators live up to the Working Time Directive as of October 2003. Responses to the directive; Implication of the directive for the way the operators manage their drivers; Importance of the use of smart cards in combination with the system's usage.


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