The Christmas break was no time to take an eye off vehicle crime and Datatag continued to support the Police in identifying and recovering thousands of pounds worth of goods. The Metropolitan police were busy over the festive season with not one but three motorcycles found, identified as stolen and recovered. This included a very … More Datatag Recovery Bulletin – December 2017
November has been a busy month for the team at the Datatag 24/7 Contact Centre with calls coming in from both Police and members of the public all over the country – Devon and Cornwall to Scotland and the Ministry of Defence too! And there have been a number of items both identified and recovered … More Datatag Recovery Bulletin – November 2017
Article Source: http://mcia.co.uk/ Following an increase in the theft of powered two wheelers (PTWs) from Birmingham City Centre during the early part of the summer, a ‘lock it or lose it’ campaign is proving to be working. The campaign is being delivered by West Midlands Police, in partnership with the Motorcycle Industry Association’s MASTER Security … More HANDS OFF OUR BIKES! CITY CENTRE MOTORCYCLE AND SCOOTER COMMUTERS SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO THIEVES IN BIRMINGHAM
Article Source: http://www.britishdealernews.co.uk/ Suzuki says it is proud to be the only member of the Motor Cycle Industry Association’s Master Security Scheme to be tagging 125cc machinery. The Hamamatsu company announced it is tagging the Burgman 125, VanVan 125, Address 110 and the new GSX-R125 and GSX-S125 as well as its larger bikes. A press … More SUZUKI LEADS THE WAY IN FIGHT AGAINST MACHINE THEFT
Recent analysis of police theft data for new motorcycles, shows a huge difference between machines which are marked with the industry’s own MASTER Security Scheme and Datatag technology compared to those which are not. New MASTER protected bikes are six time less likely to be stolen. Information analysed shows just over 66,000 motorcycles and scooters … More MASTER SCHEME PROTECTED MOTORCYCLES 6X LESS LIKELY TO BE STOLEN!
Datatag, the technology provider to the Motorcycle Industry’s Official MASTER Scheme are calling on all owners of second hand bikes, first registered after 2013, to make sure they have registered the machine in their name. Research has shown that some owners don’t do this simply because they are unaware that they should and this year … More DATATAG URGE OWNERS TO RE-REGISTER THEIR MACHINES
Recognising the effect that motorcycle crime is having on the motorcycle community, the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI), has launched an official security marking scheme called The MASTER* Security Scheme to be utilised by its motorcycle members. Figures from the MCI show an estimated 43% of all insurance total loss payouts are due to theft and … More MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY PULLS TOGETHER TO FIGHT THEFT – MASTER SCHEME LAUNCH