Vehicle Theft Prevention Tips
Did you know that vehicle theft peaks during the warmer months? As a car owner, it is important that you take preventative action against this unfortunately common crime so that you can feel confident in your car’s security. Keep these vehicle theft prevention tips in mind all year long:
• This may seem like a no brainer, but it is important that you double check that your car is locked. Yes, your clicker may have beeped, but are you 100 percent confident that it locked your car?
• NEVER leave your vehicle unattended with the keys in the ignition, even if you are just running back inside to grab something really quick. Car thieves know this common habit and will jump on the opportunity as soon as they see you running for the door.
• Many motorists make the mistake of “cleverly” hiding a second set of keys to their car under the car, but criminals know this common trick and will find your spare key.
• Most importantly, you should never have valuables visible in your car. This means cleaning out your trunk regularly and putting all new purchases in the truck as soon as you return to your vehicle.