The smart way to stay compliant
on the road

Vehicle & Road Transport Compliance

Descartes SmartCompliance™ software is the smart way to manage compliance with all of the complex rules and regulations that govern road transport operations of all sizes for both vehicle and driver.

Thousands of road transport operators across the UK and Europe trust our SmartCompliance™ software solutions to keep them legal and on the road, avoiding penalties for non-compliance that could ruin a business.

Tachograph Analysis

Descartes Smartanalysis™ is the UK’s favourite tachograph analysis software, analysing over 1,300,000 tachograph records every month to ensure compliance with drivers’ hours law and tachograph regulations.


While Descartes SmartLicence™ takes care of verifying and managing driving licences for all drivers.


Both SmartAnalysis™ and SmartLicence™ cab have Descartes SmartAlerts™ included, ensuring you're always aware of potential tachograph or licencing issues.

Vehicle Compliance

Descartes’ Driver vehicle Safety Check (DVSC) App will ensure that vital walk-around vehicle checks are not missed and roadside prohibitions due to roadworthiness are avoided. The data is stored for you should evidence be required that your company has conducted these safety checks.

The DVSA have recently issued new guidance for daily vehicle checks this link will take you to more information on these daily vehicle safety checks.

Click here for more information on Descartes Smartcheck App for drivers.

Buy online

Browse our online shop to buy SmartAnalysis™, tachograph printer rolls and charts, digital tachograph download devices, driver card readers, Descartes Soloplus™ digital tachograph download software and much more.

All in-stock goods are dispatched the same day and orders of £100 or more benefit from free delivery in the UK.

Visit the Smartcompliance website.

Features & Benefits

Extensive reports and SmartAlerts™

Management information reports and automated alerts to draw your attention to areas of non-compliance and issues that need immediate attention.

Management tools to deal infringements and offending drivers

Minimise infringements with problem drivers with a complete audit trail of actions taken.


Automatic remote download of digital tachograph data to a set schedule, safeguarding compliance, cutting costs and minimising time spent managing the whole process.

Integrated analysis of digital and analogue tachograph records

Seamless analysis and a complete picture of compliance with drivers’ hours.

Internet based Software as a Service with role based password protection

Access to the data, reports and analysis any time and any place you have an internet connection. Data is safe, secure and always available when you need it.

Driver Vehicle Safety Checks, Tachograph Analysis and Driving licence Verification with DVLA

Get the complete picture on driver, depot and operational compliance to take advantage of DVSA’s Earned Recognition.

ISO 27001 Accredited

Data security - Information Security Management for the capture, storage, analysis and reporting of data from analogue and digital tachographs and driver licences