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  • Heather Drake

What Will Help You To Keep Your Car Secure

Do you want to keep your car secure? Maybe you park on the road, or just want to ensure your car stays safe. Whatever your reason, keep reading our blog to find out the top ways we’d recommend keeping your car secure.

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Install An Anti-Theft Devices to Your Vehicle

What are anti-theft devices in a car? Well, these are various gadgets to help secure your car or vehicle from thieves. They use various methods to increase the security of your car, making it either harder to break into or will create more noise if they succeed.

Steering Wheel Locks

This makes it extremely difficult for opportunity burglars to use your car, given they’d need a power drill to break through. Most thieves don’t carry these tools, so are more likely to skip past your car if they see this.

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High Security Car Alarm

Installing a high security car alarm will deter opportunity burglars; once the loud noise begins and it attracts too much attention, they are more likely to run.

If you’re interested in installing an anti-theft device in a car, it’s worth noting what’s important for you, and getting something to suite your needs. Other anti-theft devices to secure your car includes wheel clamps, anti-theft number plate screws, security keys, dash cams or GPS trackers.

Park Your Vehicle in a Well-Lit Area

Parking your vehicle in a safe place is a good way to keep it secure. We recommend parking in areas where there is good lighting or more security, such as where there are CCTV cameras or barriers. At night-time we’d recommend parking on a driveway, or in a safe garage or car park.

Keeping your vehicle in a safer location, such as a spot that’s more visible and more likely to attract attention, will help to keep your car safer burglars that are looking for an opportunity as they are less likely to target yours and are more likely to go for another car in an easier, more secluded spot.

Hide Any Valuables and Ensure Your Car is Locked

It’s always worth double checking your vehicle is locked as you’re walking away. If you accidentally leave it unlocked and somebody breaks in, your insurance may be invalid. If you’re vehicle’s been broken into and you had accidentally left your door unlocked, it’s worth checking your insurance policy to find out.

It’s also important to remember to hide any valuables, whether you take them with you or hide them under items or in the boot of the vehicle. If there’s nothing to be seen of value, intruders are much less likely to break in to try and take anything.

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