Remote Tacho Download Automatic download of mass storage and driver cards

Remote Tacho Download Automatic download of mass storage and driver cards

Tachograph Compliancy on Autopilot

The intelligent FleetGO control unit is constantly connected to the powerful FleetGO cloud, which monitors and download tachograph data automatically and efficiently. Downloaded files are automatically checked for integrity and completeness. FleetGO is an independent manufacturer of affordable solutions, compatible with the majority of tachograph brands, such as VDO and Stoneridge. All encrypted data is clearly organized and remains online for 10 years.


  • Automatic download of mass storage
  • Automatic download of driver cards
  • Autoverification of signatures and data blocks
  • Centralized company card hosting
  • Secure storage and encrypted data transmission
  • Set your own download intervals
  • Minimal amount of human action required
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All tachograph data in one view in our “legal archive”. Easily check if all days are accounted for and if manual entries have been properly entered into the tachograph.
Create comprehensive reports of all violations of the driving and resting time rules based on Regulation (EC) 561/2006 and AETR.
For temporary drivers FleetGO has an optional Driver Card Download Terminal to download driver cards manually which will be automatically uploaded to the online FleetGO tachograph archive.
Automatically create “Attestation of Activities” forms for all your drivers to sign. In compliance with Regulation (EC) 561/2006 and AETR.
Easily create a report to account for missing working hours. Automatically create forms for drivers to manually account for the missing hours.
Create a report that accurately shows remaining driving times for today, the current week and next week. The same report also shows when the next weekly rest period is due and shows how long this rest period (at least) should be. Use this report to easily plan trips for your driver without risking any violations of Regulation (EC) 561/2006 and AETR.

Download of all .ddd-files

With Remote Tacho Download from FleetGO you’ll never have to manually download the .ddd-files from your vehicles or driver cards again: all files will be downloaded automatically, no matter where you’re vehicles or drivers are.

All encrypted files will be transferred over the air in your central file storage within the FleetGO Cloud, where they will be stored for 10 years.

Exclusive feature: live driving times

FleetGO gives you live insight in remaining driving times in a simple view of the daily, weekly and two-weekly budgets. So called “Time related warnings” are brought to the immediate attention of your planners. With this powerful tool your planners can make the right choices and send the right drivers to the right jobs without risking any violation of EU Regulation 561/2006 or AETR rules.

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The Tacho Download is an application to optimize and simplify existing processes. Integrate it with your tachograph analysis software, save time on manual reading and reduce the downtime of the trucks.

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If you already use software for the analysis of your tachograph files, you can easily transfer all .ddd-files into software like TachoVault, VDO TIS-Web, Optac3 and other 3rd party software.

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Reducing costs

The fleet manager saves time because he no longer has to go to the trucks to manually read the .ddd files.

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Increase efficiency

The downtime of the trucks is less because there is no need to go to a central point to read out the tachograph files.

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Improve Safety

By having real-time insights in driver times and activities you can easily make sure your driver is taking the rest he or she needs. This will improve safety.

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Remote tacho download part of Vehicle Telematics

A tool for fleet managers Read and analyse vehicle data remotely

Part of a Complete Solution

Upgrade the Remote Tacho Download solution by adding one of the following solutions:

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Remote Diagnostics

Our Remote Diagnostics solution gives fleet owners valuable insights into the health status of their fleets by monitoring and clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC’s) remotely. This allows you to gain overall control over the maintenance process of your fleet.

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Remote Temperature Monitoring

Be able to monitor the temperature of your refrigerated trucks and trailers real-time. The platform automatically sends a notification when the temperature exceeds the HACCP standards.

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Vehicle GPS Tracking

Get on top of your fleet and your drivers with our GPS Tracking solution. Be able to have access to real-time data on your fleet. For example: locations, statuses, active drivers, POI’s and recent trips.

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Remote Tacho Download is a solution which is often used in the following industries:

Logistics and transportation industry

Logistics and Transportation

As a logistics company you have to manage a fleet of heavy vehicles including the compliance of driver times, in order to do this you have to keep a record of driver card and tachograph data. This operation is usually very time consuming, this is why we offer the remote tacho download solution. Safe time and be compliant without effort.

construction industry


It is well known margins are small in the construction sector. To control all supplies, planning, staffing, machinery, vehicles is a daily challenge. One windfall: the fact that all tachograph data of your fleet is collected remotely and automatically in one platform will make your business much more efficient.

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Our drive is to help you establish a smarter fleet. Creating peace of mind for our customers by offering the most innovative vehicle telematics solutions and a user friendly scalable platform fulfilling all the needs a fleet manager has. Our extensive knowledge in the field of connected vehicles and the use of collected data will empower your fleet as well as your company.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Remote Tacho Download

Yes, FleetGO needs a copy of the company card which will be hosted by FleetGO to automatically authenticate the platform to download the .ddd-files from the vehicles and driver cards.
VDO: from version 1.3 and up.

Stoneridge: from version SE5000 and up.

We highly suggest to upgrade these vehicles with the latest tachographs.
With drivers who don’t drive a connected vehicle regularly, FleetGO offers a Driver Card Download Terminal to manually download this specific driver cards. The terminal automatically uploads the driver card data to the FleetGO cloud.
You can set your own download interval in days. It’s possible to download all data every single day!

Digital tachograph files

Digital Tachograph Files also known as a .DDD files are files which are stored on the internal memory of a digital tachograph and contains all the data and information related to a vehicle and its driver(s). In Spain and France the DDD files have different formats. In Spain the digital tachograph files format is .TGD and in France there are 2 types of digital tachograph files: The vehicle information is stored in the V1B format and the driver data is stored in the C1B file.

According to the European legislation (2006) companies are legally obliged to frequently download and analyse the digital tachograph files and they are in the obligation of being able to provide the information on demand to legal authorities during inspections.

Digital tachograph files

Tacho download software

Nowadays you will be able to find several types of software related to digital tachograph files. From software that is designed to automate the storage of the files to software able to analyse the digital tachograph data and helping your company to be compliant. These solutions will help you and your company to become more efficient when it comes to the hassle around tachograph data and compliancy.

Digital tachograph download equipment

In order to download the digital tachograph files there are several solutions. One of them consist of a specific tachograph compatible USB stick which is used in order to collect the files manually from the tachograph. This means that the driver needs to wait until the download of the files is completed. This is a frequently used method, the downside of this method is that it is known to be time-consuming and rather inefficient

The remote tacho download solution is a relatively new method in order to download digital tachograph files. This solution consists of a telematics unit which is permanently connected to the tachograph in the vehicle. This device is able to transfer data directly from the tachograph to an online platform, where all data is collected and stored. This solution is very efficient, reliable and requires little time. The data can be downloaded anytime, anywhere. It is also possible to set specific download intervals which allows you to automate the download process entirely

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