Heavy-equipment Theft

Five Reasons to Get Your Clients on the National Equipment Register

Claims for stolen heavy equipment are expensive, and the odds of recovery are, to say the least, uncertain. In many cases, your clients could change those odds significantly. A combination of theft...

Summer Months Are Busiest for Equipment Thieves

As we approach the warm weather months from May through September, it’s important to note they can be the busiest times for thieves, according to a year-over-year analysis of equipment. In 2010, Ju...

NER Provides Latest News in Heavy Equipment Theft

In 2011, the National Insurance Crime Bureau compiled more than 11,000 reports of machines stolen in the United States. Heavy equipment theft is an expensive problem across the country, and recover...

The Five States Responsible for 40 Percent of Heavy Equipment Theft

In August, National Equipment Register (NER), a division of Verisk Crime Analytics, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released their national report on 2011 heavy equipment theft .  Th...

VIDEO: Eighty Percent of Stolen Heavy Equipment Is Gone Forever: What Can You Do?

Each year, thieves steal hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of heavy equipment from job sites and farms across North America. Eighty percent of that equipment is never returned to the rightful...