TITLE

Industry 'needs to wake up' to potential for criminals to jam tracking equipment

PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Truck & Driver;Jul2012, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issue concerning the potential for criminals to jam heavy goods vehicle tracking equipment such as the Global Positioning System (GPS) in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
77365642

 

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