The 2019 car security conference talks a lot about the damage and maintenance individuals can have if they do not take care of their vehicles. Since car-napping is one of the rampant criminal cases out there, there is a need to consider measurable steps. It is required that owners must understand the importance of extra security for their car to avoid unnecessary stress and problems. Here are some of the tips a car owner can do.
Keep Car Keys Out Of Sight – Yes. As much as you want to feel comfortable in putting your car keys anywhere, you shouldn’t do that. A visible location of car keys attracts thieves. It will be more likely convenient for them to grab it and stole your car without you noticing.
Never Put Valuables In The Car – Losing items in the car may seem to be a one-in-a-million instances. However, you shouldn’t let your guard down. Car thieves may be aiming for the vehicle itself, but getting valuable items inside it is a bonus. So before you get accustomed to parking your car and leaving things inside, cut the habit. Always remove your stuff after parking.
Park In A Secured Area – Parking in a secured area is a no brainer for car owners. But take note. Secured areas are not the ones in an alley, under the bridge, or dark empty streets. These locations are prone to thieves, for there is little to no access to people and patrols. A secured area is indoor parking that has guards and officers in the parameter.
Lock Your Car – It may sound obvious, but locking your car is essential. The problem with most owners is that they are too confident in leaving their cars unlocked, especially when there are visible people around. Owners don’t understand that thieves only need a couple of minutes to take the vehicle. So not locking it is just the same as giving them enough time to get it.