Summertime is prime time for car thieves. Vehicle owners often leave their windows down, or the car running with the key in the car, making it easy for thieves to take off in the vehicle, never to be found again. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nearly 45% of stolen cars are never recovered. So what should owners do to keep their vehicles from becoming the next one stolen? Amica Insurance company offers the following tips: park in well-lit areas, keep valuables stowed away from sight, turn tires toward the curb, don’t hide a second set of keys in the car, and leave your business card or other form of identification and contact inside the car to help law enforcement contact you in the event the car is stolen.
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Prevent Car Theft This Summer with 5 Tips from Amica