Objective

Provide a standard, secure, simple method of marking a vehicle in multiple positions to reveal its original identity.

Problem statement

The original identity of a vehicle is compromised by criminals after theft. Vehicles that cannot be identified, cannot be returned to their rightful owners.

Deliverables

  • Improve standard as and when required
  • Improve regulatory effectiveness in order to ensure compliance
  • Share knowledge on the use of microdots
  • Increase its use in proving vehicle identity
  • Improve security in second-hand parts market
  • Gather and disseminate information proving microdot effectiveness

Risks

  • False fitments
  • Fitment to absolute minimum positions
  • Commercial interests
  • Law enforcement misunderstanding specific scenarios
  • Technology not used where it is available

Budget

Professional services: +- R 300 000 per year

Exit Strategy

Only exit once no more major changes are required.