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
Source: https://www.fwi.co.uk/news/crime/9-tips-combat-farm-theft-darker-nights As the nights draw in following the end of British Summer Time, farmers are advised to ramp up security to deter rural thieves. See also: Video – farmers’ top tips to fight rural crime According to NFU Mutual, rural crime cost the UK an estimated £44.4m in 2017 – and this figure is … More Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – 9 TIPS TO COMBAT FARM THEFT DURING DARKER NIGHTS
The Construction Equipment Association’s official CESAR Scheme, powered by Datatag technologies, has proven itself once again – recently helping in the recovery of a stolen Thwaites dumper and JCB roller. The recoveries were made after a prospective buyer in the Cheshire area became suspicious of the cheap price tag. Contacting the Datatag 24/7 call centre, … More THE OFFICIAL CESAR SCHEME RECOVERS STOLEN MACHINES