Nowadays, every vehicle has to be equipped with a steering lock and immobiliser by a manufacturer, however a large number of various mechanical and electronic parts is still offered in aftermarket which parts are intended to prevent unauthorized use of a vehicle, including devices with satellite tracking of a vehicle. Both the steering locks from the basic industry and the aftermarket parts are subject to homologations and approvals respectively.
TÜV SÜD Czech offers in this area:
- Testing of steering locks and immobilisers for vehicle manufacturers and subsequent type approvals
- Testing of additional steering locks and immobilisers as vehicle accessories
- Ensuring national approval of this type of vehicle accessories (ATEST 8SD) in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic.