New Vehicles

With over 5 million vehicles now microdotted by DataDot ....
you may recognise this warning sticker on your car!

DataDot Vehicle Sticker

Thieves are wary of motor vehicles fitted with a microdot system because they know that the vehicle - or any part of it - can be identified through the thousands of tiny dots that cover the vehicle.


One All new vehicles sold in South Africa must have microdot protection in terms of a 2012 government regulation. Click to view the Amendment of the Road Traffic Regulations
Two These regulations also require a vehicle to be microdotted as part of the police clearance processes – typically affecting any second-hand vehicle that has had, for example, a colour or engine change
Three Statistics show that the theft rate of vehicles fitted with DataDot is lower than average, whilst the recovery of stolen microdotted vehicles is higher than average
Four Microdots are an essential protection for owners and have proved to be a huge benefit to police and insurance companies in assisting the recovery of stolen vehicles