RDU Devices

Tachograph Remote download by TachoSafe offer to transport companies ability to stay compliant by downloading digital tachographs remotely while keeping their fleet operating.

TachoSafe Remote Download (RDU) devices are designed to remotely download data from digital tachographs. The RDU is permanently installed on the truck and connected to the digital tachograph and downloads can be initiated manually or by a scheduler through an application installed on the customer’s PC. The system works in the background and alerts the user in case of errors.

RDU devices are available for 2G (RDU GPRS2 and RDU GPRS3) and 4G (RDU 4G) mobile networks, making it easy to choose the one that’s right for your needs.

  • RDU makes downloads from the digital tachograph remotely
  • the RDU is  installed into the truck and is permanently connected to the digital tachograph
  • download process is automatically initiated by the TachoSafe RDU manager
  • the company card can always stays in your office, which eliminates the need for drivers to bring the card back to the office for downloads
  • alternatively you can send your company card to one of our partners and they will take care of all your tachograph and card download tasks while offering comprehensive analysis over you data
  • the system works in the background, but it alerts the user in case of errors, so you can quickly resolve any issues that arise
  • ddd files will be available on your computer and/or can be uploaded to an online platform for future processing
Top features
  • permanent fleet control
  • mandatory downloads are made automatically
  • no risk of penalty caused by missing downloads
  • the truck doesn’t need to return periodically to the base station for data download, which means cost savings for company
  • no need of responsible personnel for direct tachograph management
  • compatible with TachoSafe software and every other analyzing software
  • supports all tachographs on the market  which has the remote download enabled from factory or from approved service
  • integration with fleet management and tachograph data management software through FTP, FTPS, Amazon S3 storage, Microsoft Azure Storage, custom webhooks

Analysis and reports on TachoSafe Web

The RDU Manager application saves copies of downloaded files to the TachoSafe Web. The web application creates analysis, infringement and other reports based on the ddd files. The status of RDUs, warnings for expiring or expired download deadlines can be followed on the TachoSafe Web as well. Any data generated by these Remote Download Units will be visible on this website after you log in with your username and password. While most of the basic functions are free analysis and reporting is a subscription based service.

One online platform:

  • to manage all digital tachograph and driver card related requirements and duties
  • complete automation of downloads with RDU devices or manual downloads with Tacho2Safe, Tacho4Safe and Tacho5Safe
  • all data stored in one safe place and accessible from any internet-connected device
  • clear, easy-to-understand data analyses for informed decision making
  • secure storage of all data for easy access whenever needed
Tachograph Compatiblity

The remote download unit is compatible with all digital tachographs that are capable of data download through C CAN connector. Data download through C connector should be enabled in the tachograph with a programming tool (CTC II, MK II, Digitachytest 2 or others). If the digital tachograph does not support data download through C CAN connector you can use Tacho2Safe, Tacho4Safe or Tacho5Safe.

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Tacho2Safe is an all in one manual tachograph download device which combines both tachograph and driver card download functionality. It is a simple, ergonomic device, suitable for use either by owner drivers, small fleets or large transport operators. Download data is stored on the internal memory of the device. The reduced power consumption allows over 500 full card downloads with only one AA type battery but it can be operated from rechargeable batteries which are charged automatically through USB.

Are you an entrepreneur with vehicles equipped with a digital tachograph? Do you want to ensure compliance with regulations and streamline your transport operations? Then look no further than Tacho2Safe, our solution for digital tachograph management.

According to the law, you are required to retrieve data from the vehicle at least once every 90 days and from the driver card at least once every 28 days. To fulfill these requirements, you need a reliable device for collection and transfer of data to a computer. Our device stands out both in terms of functionality and capabilities. With Tacho2Safe, you can benefit from powerful download reminder functionality, ensuring that you never miss a download deadline again. Plus, our device offers increased download speed, saving you time and effort.

Tacho2Safe also provides a comprehensive web application that helps you download, store, and analyze tachograph data, ensuring compliance with regulations and improving the efficiency of your transport operations. With multilingual menu and settings, you can choose the language that suits you best and feel confident in using our software.

Tacho2Safe system consists of two parts:

  • the download key for Vehicle Units and Drivers Cards
  • the accompanying program “TachoSafe Lite” for storing, analysis and printing your data
  • combines tachograph and driver card download functionality in one device
  • simple and ergonomic design, suitable for use by owner drivers, small fleets, or large transport operators
  • can be operated with rechargeable batteries that are charged automatically through USB
  • reduced power consumption allows for over 500 full card downloads with only one AA type battery
  • 4GB space (can carry more than 30.000 card’s downloads)
  • automatically determines all the settings, resulting in compliant files
  • automatic Driver’s card download upon insertion in the card slot
  • small and easy to carry, intuitive menu for easy operation
  • all download modes available through the menu (without having to use a computer/laptop)
  • notification for next download, easy configuration of download period
  • no restrictions on the number of different Vehicles or Drivers (can be used by companies with larger fleets)
  • all downloaded files accessible by any computer with a free USB port (behaves like any USB flash drive)
  • can be permanently used as a drivers card reader and download station
  • adjustable tachograph download settings (ie. from last download) through the device display, using the device keys
  • card and tachograph download notification
  • supports multiple languages
Top features
  • reading data from the card without having to connect to a tachograph (built-in card reader driver)
  • reading driver card via slot in the tachograph
  • reading data from the tachograph according to pre-set parameters
  • reading data from the tachograph by the choice immediately prior to data collection
  • read all the data from the entire period
  • the display (easy to read even in daylight) indicates the status of the download and enables configuration of the reader
  • support all types of digital tachographs and driver cards found on the market
Analysis and reports on TachoSafe Lite 

This device is sold with software “TachoSafe Lite” for recording and analysis of data from digital tachographs. Software allows you to view data for an unlimited number of vehicles and drivers, available in 27 languages.

Our products are available in almost all European countries, so you can rely on us to provide local support and expertise wherever you are.