1. In the past 12 months, how many reports of vehicle clocking (lowering the vehicles mileage) has your council received?
Between January and December 2019 we had 36 reports which may have involved an allegation of odometer tampering
2. In the past 12 months, how many cases of vehicle clocking has your council investigated?
15 of those reports proceeded to investigation
3. In the past 12 months did any of the cases investigated lead to court action or prosecution?
None, but not all of the investigations are concluded.
4. Does your council or trading standards work with, register or share any mileage or vehicle data with companies such as – HPI check – Total car check – Rapid Car Check (or any other similar companies) – If so, what data is registered and/or shared?
We have no collaborative arrangements but may obtain information from third parties