Thieves target GPS systems on tractors

Tractor GPS

Police have reported an increase in the number of GPS systems stolen from tractors since the start of the year.  

 

As this type of theft becomes more commonplace, farmers are being advised to check the small print of their insurance policies to ensure that any such equipment is covered.   

 

It should not be assumed that it is automatically included under an existing policy as this is not necessarily the case.  Some insurance companies will include GPS systems as part of a fully comprehensive policy, while others may only cover equipment fitted by the manufacturer or it may not be covered at all. If equipment is being moved between different vehicles it is especially important to ensure appropriate cover.