Preventing Summertime Car Thefts

July 9, 2014

The blossoming of summer is infectious—as the sun climbs higher in the sky, everyone ends their hibernation and stays outside more, taking advantage of the hotter temperatures and the longer days. Many people do this by driving more, whether on holiday or just to enjoy the weather. And more cars on the road inevitably results in more car thefts, since vehicle theft is a ‘crime of opportunity’, meaning that many thieves do not rely on advance planning and simply opt for the easiest car to steal at that moment. Thieves steal vehicles for four main reasons:


While no vehicles are completely theft-proof, the following best practices are effective ways to deter theft:

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