Truckers’ friend highlights crime hotspots

The Motorway Buddy app overnight truck parking app has been enhanced with Police theft and vehicle interference data to identify safer options. The upgrade has been made possible by a unique partnership between Motorway Buddy, freight industry insurer TT Club and NaVCIS Freight, part of the  Police National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service. Theft and incident data is used to produce a ‘heat map’ illustrating vulnerable parking locations that is overlaid onto Motorway ... [+]

Criminals target warehouses during lockdown

There has been a change in cargo criminal behaviour and tactics during the UK’s recent lockdown, says international freight transport insurer TT Club. According to data from the Freight Unit of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) restrictions on movement led to an increase in local activity and thefts from ... [+]

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