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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Protect your vehicle from theft

30 Seconds is all it takes.. and that's without a key!

Protect your vehicle from theft

Here are some tips to remember:

  • Never leave your vehicle running unattended

  • Lock all doors

  • Remove all valuables

  • Completely close all the windows

  • Park in well-lit locations. Avoid isolated areas

  • Install an alarm system with a kill switch

  • INstall a steering wheel locking device

  • Install a locking fuel cap

  • Intall a vehicle tracking system

  • Install an ignition or fuel kill switch

  • If you have a garage, use it and lock it

  • If you have a rear-wheel drive car, back into the driveway

  • If you have a front-wheel drive car, park front end first

  • Always set the emergency brake

  • Never hide a spare key in the vehicle

  • Don't leave the ownership or insurance cards in the vehicle when unattended

  • Drop business cards or address labels inside doors to assist with vehicle identification

Don't assume you have Theft Coverage on your insurance policy, talk to your broker.

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