The accessories which ensure a vehicle is deemed, by the government, to be safe to work on public highways are commonly called Chapter 8. This refers to Chapter 8of the government’s ‘Traffic Safety Measures and Signs for Road Works and Temporary Situations’ (2009) which dictates how a vehicle should appear to ensure it is adequately visible
You might think that a shiny new luxury car, costing tens of thousands of pounds, would have the latest vehicle security measures built in to protect it from criminals. You’d be wrong. According to research by TRACKER, 96% of car owners are susceptible to the latest method employed by criminals to steal cars – the relay
Vehicle Accessories supplies a variety of auto tracking technology that is Thatcham approved. However, you may be aware that each tracker comes with its own category; 5, 6 or 7. But, what are the differences between these classifications? Thatcham Category 5 This is the highest award given to a tracking device and is only given
Now that spring has finally sprung, we can enjoy the (slightly) warmer weather and look forward to the summer! If you have an old camper van, or are thinking of undertaking a camper van conversion, we can help make sure you’re ready to hit the road in plenty of time for the summer holidays. Having
Tool theft is a popular way for thieves to make a quick bit of cash. But it also ruins the lives of innocent tradespeople up and down the country. Whatever disappears from your van/garage will most probably be making its way towards a car boot sale to be sold at a fraction of the price
Accidents In 2015, several insurers made an announcement that they would accept dashboard camera recorded footage as evidence in the event of an insurance claim. So if you are involved in an accident, dash cam footage could be vitally important in proving who is to blame. Many types of dashboard cameras can detect when an
Lining your van’s interior is a great way to protect the vehicle’s bodywork from scratches and dents caused by unsecured cargo in transit, or even just the daily wear-and-tear all work vans go through. Lining your van will also add instant resale value in case you are thinking of selling. Once you’ve decided to line
1. Deadlocks These high-security locks offer fantastic protection against thieves, especially when installed at a high level. High-level lock installation will ensure protection against the ever-popular ‘Peel and Steal’ method of breaking into a van. We offer Thatcham insurance approved deadlocks which may reduce your insurance premium. 2. Slamlocks The fact that Slamlocks are designed to automatically lock vehicle
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