TASSA was formed to maintain standards, give industry a voice and maintain Best Practice.

Main features

Find Vehicle of Interest

Precise anti-fraud measures

Complex overview over installations

Better policy making in vehicle theft 

Product suppliers & services

Cooperation with police

Our Team

Mike Briggs

Working in the automotive industry for past 35 years, 22 of those at the insurer’s research centre – Thatcham. Joining as a Vehicle Security Engineer in 1995 and then becoming the manager, Mike lead the team opening new paths to predominantly work with Vehicle Manufacturers, police forces, Governments and other vehicle security organisations on a global basis, with the overall remit of finding solutions to reduce vehicle crime.

Simon Ashton

Having worked with the Organised Vehicle Crime Unit, part of New Scotland Yard, Simon had a direct and unique responsibility to work with vehicle manufacturers and insurers to recognise the risk, harm, and threat, from vehicle theft and fraud.

Martyn Randle

Martyn Randle was the Senior Engineer in the Vehicle Security Department of Thatcham The Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre. He was the longest serving member of the Department having joined the department at its formation in 1993 until his retirement in 2012.

Installation companies
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years of security Experience

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators

TASSA is a proud member of IAATI, membership number: IN-00841-UK

TASSA Insurers

  • anti-fraud services
  • anti-vehicle theft advice and best practice
  • aftermarket systems and instlations database services


Our counter-theft colleagues comment about working with us

"I have had the pleasure of working closely with Mike for many years and am always inspired by his exceptional knowledge of and dedication to the cause of fighting vehicle crime at every level. From engagement with Government departments to advising the everyday vehicle user, Mike's professionalism is always to the fore and his advice is based on his exceptional experience gained from his many years serving the motor insurance industry and its relationship with the motor manufacturers."
David Northey
Director at International Association of Autotheft Investigators
"Mike is an incredibly professional and motivated person whose enthusiasm and drive is a breath of fresh air!. Faced with scenarios that would daunt most, Mike uses his affable manner to get the best out of people in a challenging and changing environment. Without Mike's dedication UK car crime would be in a far worse place."
Ian Elliott
UK Group Head of Security - Clancy Docwra

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TASSA Registered Installers

Below are some of the registered companies which are using best practices for vehicle systems installations

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