ISO 15638-1:2012 provides the following for cooperative telematics applications for regulated commercial freight vehicles:
- A framework for the provision of cooperative telematics application services for regulated commercial freight vehicles;
- A description of the concept of operation, regulatory aspects and options and the role models;
- A conceptual architecture using an on-board platform and wireless communications to a regulator or his agent;
- References for the key documents on which the architecture is based;
- Details of the architecture of the facilities layer;
- A taxonomy of the organisation of generic procedures;
- Common terminology for the ISO 15638 family of standards.
ISO 15638-1:2012 is based on a (multiple) service provider oriented approach.