Source: https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/17630121.police-issue-warning-over-rise-in-quad-bike-thefts/ Owners of All Terrain Vehicles have been warned by Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Team about a rise in quad bikes being stolen in the last week. The team has made a list of security measures to secure your vehicles. Keep your vehicle in a lockable garage or building, remove the keys and keep … More Feature Article in Dorset Echo – POLICE ISSUE WARNING OVER RISE IN QUAD BIKE THEFTS
RELENTLESS RISE’ IN QUAD BIKE THEFTS More than one-third of people (37%) who completed our survey said they had been a victim of quad bike theft over the past three years. Responding to this finding in our survey, Clive Harris, NFU Mutual’s agricultural vehicle specialist, explains there has been a “relentless rise” in thieves stealing … More Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: WHAT FARMERS SAY ABOUT RURAL CRIME
Gardai must be equipped with extra technology to trace stolen equipment that is registered with the Europe-wide CESAR machinery marking system, the Oireachtas Justice Committee has recommended.
Source: http://www.farmbusiness.co.uk/machinery/new-security-feature-locks-thieves-out.html John Deere is now offering a new PIN code locking system to help deter the theft of valuable GreenStar in-cab displays and StarFire satellite receivers. This has been designed to make it impossible to use the components if they are stolen. Because of their popular ‘plug and play’ design, John Deere displays and … More Feature article in Farm Business – NEW SECURITY FEATURE LOCKS THIEVES OUT
Source: https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/17484748.farmers-warned-to-review-security-over-spate-of-quad-bike-thefts/ Dorset Police is encouraging farmers to review the security of their vehicles after seeing a rise in quad bike thefts this time last year. A spokesman from Dorset Police Rural Crime Team said: “In 2018 we had a rise in quad bike thefts during March and April. “What is your security arrangement like … More Feature Article in Dorset Echo – FARMERS WARNED TO REVIEW SECURITY OVER SPATE OF QUAD BIKE THEFTS
Source: https://www.fwi.co.uk/news/stolen-tractor-worth-150k-recovered-near-port Police have recovered a tractor stolen worth about £150,000 in Southampton, Hampshire. The tractor – a Fendt 720 – was stolen from a farm in Sussex, according to Hampshire Police. It is understood the tractor may have been destined for the port to be sold abroad on the black market. Image © Hampshire … More Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – STOLEN TRACTOR WORTH £150K RECOVERED NEAR PORT