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We will post general company and industry news in this section to keep you up to date with events, products, services and success stories.

07 April 2020

Sure-Track Recovers Stolen Van for The Myton Hospices

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Sure-Track supporting local charity, The Myton Hospices

Sure-Track Recovers Stolen Van for The Myton Hospices

On Sunday 29th March, heartless thieves broke into The Myton Hospices Coventry base and stole a white Ford transit van, and ransacked the premises, in the third break in in just 15 months.

Kenilworth based Sure-Track (part of Radius Telematics), recovered the stolen van on Wednesday 1st April in Coventry, and reunited it with the owners of The Myton Hospices.

01 April 2020

Protect your vehicles and machinery during the lockdown

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How to prevent vehicle and machinery theft during the Coronavirus lockdown

Protect your vehicles and machinery during the lockdown

In these challenging times, you can be sure of one thing…thieves will never fail to take their opportunity in times of uncertainty.

Despite a nation on lockdown, we’re still seeing high levels of theft. With construction sites closing and whole fleets grounded to a halt, don't let the fear of theft become another concern.

13 March 2020

Van Security - Protect yourself from van theft

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Top tips to improve van security

Van Security - Protect yourself from van theft

Did you know, a van is broken into every 23 minutes in the UK? With a huge market for second hand tools, the contents of a van can be a goldmine for thieves, which is why van security is a crucial topic to address.

The impact of van theft is massive. Many van owners suffer from a loss of work, which in turn can lead to an impact on their business reputation. This teamed with the stress of replacing stolen goods, dealing with insurance claims and rising premiums, leaves van owners and businesses in a troublesome position. Trades people are calling it an "epidemic" that is destroying their livelihoods.

28 February 2020

Direct Vision Standard - Camera Monitoring System

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Get Direct Vision Standard ready with our Camera Monitoring System

Direct Vision Standard - Camera Monitoring System

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is a scheme which will be coming into play on the 26th October 2020 in the Greater London Area for all Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) over 12 Tonnes. The scheme was created to improve the safety of all road users, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.

With a £550 per day fine for non-compliance, the DVS is something that companies with HGV fleets have to take very seriously.

07 February 2020

Winter essentials for your fleet - Get ready for Storm Ciara

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Keep your fleet secure and safe during the winter months

Winter essentials for your fleet - Get ready for Storm Ciara

The UK weather forecast for the next 5 days doesn't look promising.

Storm Ciara is set to give the country a battering, with 80mph gales set to hit the South on Sunday amid five days of weather hell as fog, snow, lightning, rain and -5C chills also strike Britain. Widespread disruption to roads is expected, but what if your business relies on keeping your vehicles safe and secure on the roads?

06 December 2019

WMG supports the improvement of the Wireless Theft Recovery Tracker

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Working in partnership with WMG - University of Warwick

WMG supports the improvement of the Wireless Theft Recovery Tracker

WMG is an academic department at the University of Warwick and is the leading international role model for successful collaboration between academia and the public and private sectors, driving innovation in science, technology and engineering, to develop the brightest ideas and talent that will shape our future.

08 November 2019

Sure-Track acquired by fuel cards & telematics firm Radius Payment Solutions

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Sure-Track joins forces with Radius Payment Solutions

Sure-Track acquired by fuel cards & telematics firm Radius Payment Solutions

We are excited to announce that Radius Payment Solutions, the group behind the telematics and fuel card brands Kinesis and UK Fuels, has acquired Sure-Track. 

10 June 2019

Theft Recovery Tracking vs Telematics

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Theft Recovery Tracking and Telematics: What’s the difference?

It’s been well documented that vehicle theft is on the rise. The Association of British Insurers paid out £108million in Q1 of 2019, £1.2million every day… and the home office has recorded a 50% increase in vehicle thefts over the last five years. 

Despite all this doom and gloom, Sure-Track has operated at a 90% recovery rate over the last 14 years. 

30 March 2019

How you can protect your keyless car from theft

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With keyless car theft on the rise, find out how you can protect your vehicle

How you can protect your keyless car from theft

A worrying half of the new cars launched this year have been given a poor security rating after Thatcham Research found their keyless entry systems could easily be bypassed by thieves.

The Association of British Insurers also said its members paid out a record £376m for car thefts in 2018 with a car being stolen every six minutes in the UK.

13 February 2019

Sure-Track gains Thatcham S7 approval

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MT3 Wireless Theft Recovery Tracker awarded the Thatcham Security Certification - S7


security certified logo CMYKThatcham Research has been at the forefront of vehicle security since the 1990s when it introduced the New Vehicle Security Assessment (NVSA) to address levels of vehicle crime and launched the Thatcham Categories for Alarm and Immobiliser systems that is now established as an industry benchmark. 

As of 1 January 2019, all Thatcham Research security product assessments have been conducted under a new ‘Thatcham Security Certifications’ brand, an overarching service. The certification provides reassurance around the functionality, design and performance of alarms, immobilisers and tracking systems.  

 

25 January 2019

Selwood chooses Sure-Track as their new telematics provider

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Maintaining Selwood’s reputation for exceptional service in plant hire

Selwood chooses Sure-Track as their new telematics provider

Sure-Track is delighted to announce that Selwood, one of the UK's largest Plant Hire companies, has chosen us as their new provider for telematics across their fleet of plant machinery.

Selwood has opted for the brand new Security Keypad Immobiliser system with additional inputs and outputs reporting live into our online portal.

23 November 2018

Combining Incident Cameras and Telematics to improve fleet safety

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Combining Incident Cameras and Telematics to improve fleet safety

With an increasing number of vehicles on the roads, companies need to do everything they can to protect the safety and integrity of their fleet. Fitting the latest Telematics and Incident Camera equipment can be considered a major step towards achieving this goal.

09 February 2018

Sure-Track featured in Breakthrough Magazine

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On the right track

Getting the best of all worlds is the ultimate goal for any manufacturer, but just how achievable is it, in reality? Unlike most tracking companies, Sure-Track actually manufacture our own devices. 

14 July 2017

Sure-Track awarded a position on ESPO Framework (545 / Vehicle Telematics and Associated Products & Services)

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Sure-Tracks becomes a supplier to ESPO

Sure-Track awarded a position on ESPO Framework (545 / Vehicle Telematics and Associated Products & Services)

Sure-Track is delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded a place on the ESPO framework (545 / Vehicle Telematics and Associated Products & Services).

This ESPO framework provides access to a range of vehicle telematics solutions, tracking systems and associated products and services suitable for cars, minibuses, heavy goods vehicles, light commercial vehicles and other specialist vehicles.

17 November 2015

Stolen: Hobby Caravan 720 Premium 2012

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Sure Track recovers a stolen Hobby Caravan

Date: 12/11/15

Customer: Caravan owner

Asset stolen: Hobby Caravan 720 Premium 2012

Asset value: Approx £22,000 (plus cost of additional work)

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