Having spent a collective of some 60 years working within Thatcham Research and the Metropolitan Police, setting vehicle Insurance ratings and security standards for both the Aftermarket and vehicle OEM’s and pushing best practice for all vehicle types from information gained on the street through police across the globe.

Promoting and providing research for corrective actions for both the Aftermarket and OEM's which drove passenger car theft down from 625,000  to 75,000. As well as tacleing crime involving motorcycle, light van and commercial vehicles including HGV, construction plant and agricultural equipment.


Research setting best practice for the aftermarket and OEM systems of all vehicle and equipment types there fore countering theft and fraud.


Assisting brands with brand protection and insurers from possible fraud as well as supporting police with expert witness statements and vehicle identification.

Respected within the industry for providing trustworthy advice in a highly confidential field with many different stakeholders.


With the loss of recognition and standards for the Aftermarket and Installers, VSST Ltd was asked to establish a programme that would give reassurance and credibility to customers and key industry stakeholders having systems fitted.


From this TASSA was created.