Keep your bikes safe and secure is the advice from the national police crime prevention initiative Secured by Design (SBD) on Bike To School Day 2018.
More than 500,000 bikes are stolen every year according to the British Crime Survey, and numbers are rising annually.
On the Secured by Design website you can getting some tips on how to keep your bike safe & secure, as well as search for approved products to assist with your cycle security.
Whilst police are unable to recommend specific products, SBD can act as an effective gatekeeper and signposting service to our 650 member companies and their products, which meet our rigorous Police Preferred Specification standards.
Members’ products range from secure and robust doors, windows and locks through to cutting-edge IT products, CCTV components, and shutters and barriers. SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police accreditation for security products in the UK.
Secured by Design is a national police crime prevention initiative. It seeks to achieve sustainable reductions in crime through design and other approaches to help people live in a safer society.
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