3 TYPES OF COMMON TRAILERS… AND 5 TOP TIPS!

When someone says ‘trailer’, people will picture many different types, so let us outline 3 common types, as well as their cargo. Utility TrailerMany people will use Utility trailers to move tools, materials, or anything they can’t fit in their vehicles. Commonly, these will have walls to keep everything secure inside, and is usually fairly small … More 3 TYPES OF COMMON TRAILERS… AND 5 TOP TIPS!

Datatag welcomes Vincent Lane as its new Police Liaison and Training Officer

The Datatag Police Liaison Team (PLT) are a key link between the Datatag team and Police across the UK. With relationships growing throughout the UK, Datatag has hired Vincent Lane to join the team to support the ongoing operation.  Vincent has a 17-year career history as a PC and is a specialist vehicle examiner with … More Datatag welcomes Vincent Lane as its new Police Liaison and Training Officer

Thames Valley Police team up with Datatag to help Rural Communities Tackle Crime

Thames Valley Police’s Rural Crime Taskforce have successfully reunited a resident with their stolen horse trailer, as the taskforce announces a partnership with DataTag to support communities to tackle rural crime. On Tuesday (12/7), the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce reunited a resident with her previously stolen horse trailer. Ellie, from Northall, Buckinghamshire, had … More Thames Valley Police team up with Datatag to help Rural Communities Tackle Crime

CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

Trailer theft has increased by 69% during 2022 compared with 2021 (January-June), and is expected to increase further due to high demand and reports of trailers selling at inflated prices. This figure includes trailers of all varieties, but there has been a recent increase in the theft of agricultural trailers, including horse boxes and other … More CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

SECURITY BOOST FOR NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE FARMERS

Farmers and residents living in rural communities in north east Derbyshire can now take advantage of a time limited 50% discount offer to protect their ATV’s, tractors, trailers and 4×4 vehicles with Datatag and the Official CESAR Security Marking Scheme. Derbyshire Police Rural Crime Team have joined forces with Bolsover District Council, North East Derbyshire … More SECURITY BOOST FOR NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE FARMERS

NFU MUTUAL RURAL CRIME REPORT 2020 – The rising cost of rural crime

The cost of rural crime in 2019 £54.3m NFU Mutual’s theft claim figures reveal that rural crime cost the UK £54.3m in 2019. This is an increase of nearly 9% on the previous year, making it the highest cost recorded in eight years. For the second year running, the sharp rise was driven by thefts … More NFU MUTUAL RURAL CRIME REPORT 2020 – The rising cost of rural crime

STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE FEATURE – Calls for drivers to check their vehicles are safe to drive following road policing operation

Staffordshire Police is calling on motorists to check their vehicles are safe to drive after a road policing operation at Norton Canes last week saw almost half of people stopped were breaking the law. Officers carrying out the operation, which took place on Thursday 2 July on the A5, targeted vehicles including vans, motorbikes and … More STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE FEATURE – Calls for drivers to check their vehicles are safe to drive following road policing operation

DATATAG CONTINUE ITS SECURED BY DESIGN ACCREDITATION

Datatag ID renewed their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, recently and looks to expand the range accredited products. Accreditation with SBD requires products to be subjected to rigorous testing and additionally be fully certificated by an independent, third-party certification body accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) … More DATATAG CONTINUE ITS SECURED BY DESIGN ACCREDITATION

Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – 9 TIPS TO COMBAT FARM THEFT DURING DARKER NIGHTS

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

QUICK TRAILER RECOVERY

Whilst attending a Security Event at a cattle market in Hereford, Datatag’s Nick Mayell took the opportunity to take a quick walk around the car park and check the trailers which were parked up. It wasn’t a surprise for him that in less than ten minutes he had identified, from tell tale signs, a suspect … More QUICK TRAILER RECOVERY