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Car theft: don’t be intimidated by car theft statistics. Find out how to enhance your auto theft protection.
Preventing car theft is a matter of combining common sense with preventative measures. Here are some tips:
The bottom line? Don’t rely on a single method of auto theft protection.
Why you should take steps to reduce auto theft:
Car theft statistics show that an auto theft occurs every 26 seconds in the United States.
To prevent auto theft, don't overlook the obvious. 80% of vehicles stolen were unlocked, and half of those had keys in the ignition. Ironically, the most stolen cars are not considered the most desirable. Common vehicles that have become difficult to find parts for are frequently at the top of the most stolen list.
Take the time to learn how to prevent auto theft with help from Advance Auto Parts -- and check out our line of auto anti-theft devices.
Do-it-yourself difficulty guide for increasing auto theft protection:
EASY AVERAGE ADVANCED
Estimated time required -- 15 Minutes -- 4 Hours
How to help prevent car theft: do it right!
To avoid adding to car theft statistics, law enforcement agencies recommend taking a layered approach against auto theft. No one auto anti-theft measure can stop every thief. Combining methods of theft prevention can add up to greater protection.
Find the right auto anti-theft devices at Advance Auto Parts -- along with a full array of other quality auto parts.