Avoid Becoming a Victim of Vehicle Crime

Published: 18 July 2023

Most car criminals are opportunists. By following the tips below you can outsmart car thieves and limit their opportunity to steal your valuables or vehicle.
• Install an alarm to deter thieves from not only stealing your car, but also from taking items from it.
• Arrange to have a vehicle tracking system fitted.
• Use locking wheel nuts. They are cheap and easy to fit and stop thieves from taking your wheels.
• Keep your keys safe. Never leave the ignition key in your vehicle while it is unattended for example, at a petrol station.
• Remove all valuables from your car when you park, including Sat Navs.
• If you have a garage, use it. If not, always try to park in a well lit, open location.