Vehicle crime – what you need to know:

V - aluables – Don’t advertise to thieves, keep all valuables and documents out of sight or take them from the vehicle when leaving.

E - ngine off – Never leave an unattended car running or your keys in the engine, no matter how long you will be away from the car.

H - elp others – Encourage people in your neighbourhood to take these same steps to secure their vehicles.

I - nsure everything – always use a valid insurance provider to guarantee that you have a valid policy.

C - heck your property – write the registration number on the car stereo, engine and bike frame, which will make those parts easier to trace if stolen.

L - ock your vehicle doors. If you've got a bike lock also get a secure bike lock to deter thieves.

E - valuate each situation – before you leave your vehicle or property, you may need to change or adapt your security.


Vehicle crime is crime of opportunity

Remember it can be prevented