What is TAG Vehicle Tracking? More About This Anti-Theft Device.

In 2022, 37,041 vehicles were stolen in Ontario. The numbers are jarring as the continued in the same trend for 2023. Last year 1,854 vehicles were stolen in Ottawa—That’s 5 Vehicles a day in Ottawa alone. To combat these numbers, the automotive and insurance industry have implemented TAG Vehicle tracking systems, a device to track your vehicle.

What is TAG?

TAG is a vehicle tracking system, developed and manufactured in Canada, that you can have installed into your vehicle. It operates independently from your vehicle and a trained technician installs multiple difficult to locate tracking devices throughout your vehicle.

This allows your vehicle to be tracked anywhere in north America should your vehicle be stolen. TAG’s logo is even etched in the driver’s side window to deter thieves from stealing your vehicle. On top of that TAG vehicle tracking has over a 90% recovery rate in Ontario.

What are the benefits of TAG tracking system?

  • TAG has a 99.82% theft deterrence rate partially because of the TAG logo etched into the driver’s window.
  • Helps with fast vehicle recovery.
  • No monthly fees nor tracking and recovery fees.

Frequently Asked Questions


How much does it cost?

The cost of the TAG tracking system is around $400 but reach out to your insurance broker to see if your insurance company offers a rebate or discount.

What are the most stolen Vehicles in Ontario in 2022?

  1. Honda CR-V
  2. Lexus RX series
  3. Dodge RAM 1500
  4. Toyota Highlander
  5. Land rover range rover
  6. Ford F150
  7. Jeep grand Cherokee
  8. Jeep wrangler
  9. Honda civic
  10. Acura RDX

How are most vehicles stolen?

  • Master keys
  • Forced entry
  • Keyless entry hacking
  • Carjacking
  • Purchasing Vehicles under fake names at the dealership

Here are some of the more common ways vehicles are stolen,

What other preventative measures can you make?

  • Keep valuables out of sight
  • Lock your vehicle (thieves will often check if there’s a door unlocked)
  • Immobilizers and car alarms (these can draw unwanted attention and slow a thief down)
  • Park in well-lit and public places

For more information on TAG Tracking system, check out their website: 



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