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

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

THE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CEA CESAR CHAMPION AWARD FOR POLICE OFFICERS HAS ITS FIRST RECIPIENT

Earlier this year the CEA launched their CESAR Champion initiative to recognise the efforts of any police officer who uses the CESAR technology to identify a stolen piece of machinery. However, in an effort to encourage more officers to engage with the CESAR Security Scheme, the award is now being given to any officer who … More THE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CEA CESAR CHAMPION AWARD FOR POLICE OFFICERS HAS ITS FIRST RECIPIENT

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

BRITISH SECURITY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES EXTENSION OF THATCHAM CERTIFICATION WITHDRAWAL

THE BRITISH Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed certification body Thatcham Research’s extension to the proposed withdrawal date of its Whole Vehicle Marking certification to 31 December 2022 in order to allow sufficient time for a new British Standard to be developed and introduced as its replacement going forward. The extension has been announced after … More BRITISH SECURITY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES EXTENSION OF THATCHAM CERTIFICATION WITHDRAWAL

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

CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY SECTOR LAUNCHES BADGES FOR BOBBIES

CESAR, the Construction Equipment Security & Registration Scheme, is offering a pin badge to any police officer who helps recover a stolen machine with one of its security tags on it. There are three different enamel pin badges up for grabs: red for an all terrain vehicle (ATV), green for a tractor and blue for … More CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY SECTOR LAUNCHES BADGES FOR BOBBIES

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