About Turkish Digital Tachograph System

Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communication of Turkey, Directorate General of Land Transportation, fulfills all the technical, administrative and organizational duties as 'the National Authority of Turkey (TR-A)' with organizational coordination by implementing digital tachograph system timely in our country.

Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communication of Turkey, Directorate General of Land Transportation appointed The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) as '' the Card Issuing Authority (TR-CIA)'', "the Certification Authority (TR-CA)'' and ''the Card Personalization Organization (TR-CP)" for Turkey to implement technical processes and procedures which are under the authority of National Authority. According to this authority, TOBB carries out business and processes for approval of the applications, evaluation, certification, personalization and delivery of the tachograph cards under the supervision of the Ministry.

TOBB signed an agreement with TÜRKTRUST Information Security Services Inc., the company that implemented the project and setup the system to carry on TR-CA and TR-CP activities at the beginning of the project and delegated TÜRKTRUST on the related topics.

According to the Digital Tachograph System which is established by TR-A, the Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Directorate General of Land Transportation, newly registered vehicles used in international transportation that have digital tachograph devices installed and calibrated by the services authorized by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, will be able to perform transportation towards EU member or AETR signed countries by utilizing "digital tachograph driver cards". After the date of December 31, 2010, it became mandatory to use digital tachograph cards and without these cards, vehicles cannot be used in the mentioned transportation activitiesPerson or institution, which wants to driver card, service card and company card in scope of digital tachograph system, can provide their card directly by applying Chamber of Commerce and/or Chamber of Industry in city centers which are declared by TOBB on its own web site http://staum.tobb.org.tr