Despite the many odds stacked against professional sports, the Bennetts British Superbike Championship ran six action-filled events in 2020 and, almost incredibly, eight different riders tasted champagne throughout the season. Hard-charging Australian ace Josh Brookes took a while to get his Ducati race machine up to speed but he was dominant at the series finale … More DATATAG SUPPORTED BRITISH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP CROWNS JOSH BROOKES AS EIGHT RIDERS WIN RACES IN 2020!
The 2020 race season looked so promising back in March when we were ready to chase race wins, titles and championships. Coronavirus quickly changed those plans, but thankfully we have started racing again and the team could not be happier! Our second Schwalbe British 4X event took place at Harthill in Cheshire on Sunday and … More DATATAG SPONSORED SCOTT BEAUMONT RACE REPORT: SCHWALBE BRITISH 4X – HARTHILL, CHESHIRE
The second CEA CESAR Champion Award for 2020 has been awarded to Marie Biddulph from Highways England. Earlier this year the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) launched its CESAR Champion initiative to recognise the efforts of officials who uses the CESAR technology to identify a stolen piece of machinery. In an effort to encourage more engagement … More LATEST RECIPIENT OF THE CESAR CHAMPION AWARD
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
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
Farmers are being warned to ‘pin it or pen it’ when it comes to expensive tractor GPS systems as the countryside continues to be targeted by tech-savvy criminal gangs. Rural insurer NFU Mutual and the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) are urging farmers to make the most of pin enabled security if available on … More Farmers Guide Feature Article – FARMERS WARNED TO ‘PIN IT OR PEN IT’ AS TECH SAVVY GPS THIEVES CONTINUE ATTACKS
Farmers are being warned of a new rural crime wave after a spate of tractor GPS kit thefts across East Anglia. Thieves have stolen GPS units and displays from a range of manufacturers and agricultural vehicles. Thefts have occured predominately in Norfolk and Suffolk but neighbouring counties have also been affected. The NFU is now reminding members … More NFU Feature Article – ALERT ISSUED OVER FARM GPS THEFTS
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
Tools are stolen from a tradesperson’s vehicle every 20 minutes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to research from insurance company Direct Line. Freedom of information requests to police forces revealed that there were 28,681 cases of tool theft from vehicles in 2019, equating to 78 incidences every day of the week. Of the … More EVERY 20 MINUTES TOOLS ARE STOLEN FROM A VAN!!
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