Data on the Driver Card

A Driver Card contains the following data that are either recorded automatically or entered manually by the card holder:

  1. Card Identification
  2. Card Holder Identification
  3. Driving License Information
  4. Vehicle-used Data
  5. Driver Activity Data
  6. Work Location
  7. Events and Faults Data
  8. Control Activity Data
Card Identification
  • Card number
  • Issuing Authority Name, Date of Issue
  • Card Beginning of Validity Date, Card Expiry Date
Card Holder Identification
  • Surname and First Name of the Card Holder,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Preferred Language
Driving License Information
  • Issuing Authority Name
  • Driving Licence Number (at the date of issue of the card)
Vehicle-used Data

The driver card stores, for each calendar day where the card has been used, and for each period of use of a given vehicle that day (a period of use includes all consecutive insertion/withdrawal cycle of the card in the vehicle, as seen from the card point of view), the following data:

  • Date and Time of First Use of the Vehicle (i.e. first card insertion for this period of use of the vehicle, or 00.00 if the period of use is on-going at that time)
  • Vehicle Odometer at that Time
  • Date and Time of Last Use of the Vehicle or ‘23h59’ mention if the period of use is on-going at that time
  • VRN (Vehicle Registration Number) & VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), Registering Authority for the Vehicle

The driver card stores at least 84 such records.

Driver Activity Data

The driver card stores, for each calendar day where the card has been used or for which the driver has entered activities manually, the following data:

  • Data Entered Manually by the Driver
  • Daily Presence Counter (increased by one for each of these calendar days)
  • Date & Total Distance Travelled by the driver on this date
  • Driver Status at 00.00

Whenever the driver has changed activity, and/or has changed driving status, and/or has inserted or withdrawn his card:

  • The Driving Status (CREW, SINGLE),
  • The Slot (DRIVER, CO-DRIVER),
  • The Card Status (INSERTED, NOT INSERTED),
  • The Activity (DRIVIND, AVAILABILITY, WORK, BREAK/REST),
  • The Time for Each Change of Activity (driving, availability, work, break/rest),
  • The Time for Each Change in Driving Status (crew, single)

The driver card memory holds driver activity data for at least 28 days (the average activity of a driver is defined as 93 activity changes per day). These data are stored in a way allowing the retrieval of activities in the order of their occurrence, even in case of a time overlap situation.

Work Location

The driver card stores the following data related to places where daily work periods begin and/or end, entered by the driver:

  • Date & Time of Entry (or date & time related to the entry if the entry is made during the manual entry procedure)
  • Type of Entry (beginning or end, condition of entry)
  • Country & Region (when applicable)
  • Vehicle Odometer Value

The entry card memory holds at least 42 pairs of such records.

Events Data

The driver card stores data related to the following events detected by the recording equipment while the card was inserted:

  • Time Overlap (where this card is the cause of the event)
  • Card Insertion while Driving (where this card is the subject of the event)
  • Last Card Session Not Correctly Closed (where this card is the subject of the event)
  • Power Supply Interruption
  • Motion Data Error
  • Security Breach Attempt
Faults Data

The driver card stores data related to the following faults detected by the recording equipment while the card was inserted:

  • Card Fault (where this card is the subject of the event)
  • Recording Equipment Fault
Control Activity Data

The driver card stores the following data related to control activities:

  • Date & Time of Control
  • Control Card Number & Card Issuing Member State
  • Type of Control (displaying and/or printing and/or VU downloading and/or card downloading)
  • Downloaded Period (in case of downloading)
  • VRN/VIN and Registering Member State for the vehicle in which control happened