You may have heard the term Thatcham Approved, but do you know what it actually means? When it comes to vehicle security, a Thatcham Approved product is often the best on the market.
Who is Thatcham?
Officially known as the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre, Thatcham Research has been at the forefront of vehicle safety, security and repair standards. Established by the motor insurance industry in 1969, Thatcham is a product research company that defines the industry benchmark for vehicle security systems.
Thatcham categorise vehicle security products that meet requirements depending on the product’s functions. The category system ensures that products are always fit for use on the roads.
What is Thatcham Approved Security?
Thatcham devices are alarms, immobilisers and other vehicle security devices that are assessed by Thatcham Research. They give these devices a Thatcham Security Certification after an assessment of their features and functions.
The Thatcham certification provides reassurance around the functionality, design and performance of aftermarket security devices
Thatcham works with law enforcement agencies, the automotive industry and insurers to assess potential physical and electronic vulnerabilities within vehicles and identify the technology and ways to mitigate theft. The products are Thatcham certified are designed to combat different methods of theft
Reducing the cost of insurance
One of the main reasons people get a Thatcham approved device is to lower the cost of their insurance.
The higher the level of security your vehicle has, the harder it will be to steal. This means that your car will be safer, and your premiums cheaper.
A factory-fitted Thatcham-approved device from alarm, immobiliser or tracker makes your car more secure and this is reflected in cheaper insurance premiums.
Thatcham Approved Tracking Device
Our 24 /7 / 365 Secure Monitoring Centre provides our customers with the peace of mind that comes from knowing their Thatcham approved vehicle security is in the very best hands – every minute, hour and day of the year. All of this along with Thatcham approval to the highest standard ensures the best accuracy currently available through such technology.
ScorpionTrack DRIVER S5-VTS has been subjected to the rigorous Thatcham test requirements to meet their TQA level in vehicle tracking system approval. This will cater for any insurance company TSC tracking system requirement.
Product meets Police Approved Standards and Police Preferred Specification – Accredited by the Official UK Police Security Initiative ‘Secured by Design’
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