Do I need to use a tachograph?

I drive a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter pick-up for work delivering fence panels. I have passed my B+E licence. My transport manager now seems to think a tachograph isn’t needed whilst pulling our six wheel trailer, which weigh one-tonne unladen. I’m not so sure. What do you think?

Asked on 8 June 2020 by Dbp

Answered by Dan Powell
If the trailer pushes the Sprinter's gross vehicle weight (known as the GVW) over 3.5 tonnes then you might need a tachograph.

For an in-depth explanation of the rules, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-news/comment/do-you-need...w
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