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

Main features

Stolen Vehicle Check

Insurance Counter Fraud

Overview of Installers

Triage of Theft Claims

Order Fingerprint

Product suppliers & services

Cooperation with police


Mike Briggs

Mike has worked in the automotive industry for over 39 years, 22 of those being at the insurer’s research centre, Thatcham.

Simon Ashton

Simon has a direct and unique responsibility to work with vehicle manufacturers and insurers to recognise the risk posed.

Martyn Randle

He joined Mike Simon and Howard at VSST Ltd in 2019 to continue the struggle against vehicle crime and vehicle enabled crime.​

Howard Barron

With a wealth of experience Howard's involvement in VSST and TASSA brings another string to the bow of the Association.​
Installation companies
Product suppliers
years of security Experience

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators

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

Insurer Services

Counter fraud services
Vehicle theft advice and best practice
Aftermarket systems and installation 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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