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California’s New Legislation to Prevent Catalytic Converter Theft: What You Need to Know   

October 11, 2022
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Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a new piece of legislation to help prevent catalytic converter theft in California. This is intended to help deter criminals, as catalytic converter theft has been rising sharply in recent years. Why? Catalytic converters contain numerous rare earth metals, such as platinum, palladium, or rhodium, and thieves can sell them for a high price. Priced...
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What is the Kia TikTok Challenge And Is Your Car Safe?

September 27, 2022
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The Kia Boyz TikTok Challenge is a recent social media trend that has caught law enforcement officials’ attention across the United States. This challenge, which consists of using a USB cable and a phone to hot-wire and steal a Kia or Hyundai car and posting a video of the joyride hoping for viral attention, is growing in popularity. So, as you...
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What To Do When Your Car Is Stolen

December 21, 2021
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If it’s your first time experiencing theft, you may not know where to start or what to do when your car is stolen. With the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) releasing reports of increasing vehicle theft reversing a two-year decline, you’re probably not the only one.  So, where do you begin when you find yourself staring at an empty parking...
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2021 Car Theft Statistics By State: The Worst States For Car Theft

November 23, 2021
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Data from the last year has been released by the National Crime Insurance Bureau (NCIB) and organized by Statista to provide U.S. residents with new insight into car theft statistics by state.  From what October’s data concludes, car owners nationally experienced volatile spikes in car theft reportings, making vehicle theft the single most common form of property crime. State-wide and...
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What Is Better: VIN Etching or a Vehicle Recovery Device?

October 26, 2021
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Whether you regularly park in areas where car theft is a concern or are just looking for an added layer of security, simple measures can protect your vehicle and provide peace of mind. As vehicle theft rates rise, two methods have emerged to give drivers an added layer of security: VIN etching and GPS technology.  In recent years, more and...
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What Is a Stolen Vehicle Recovery Device?

October 4, 2021
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“I swear I parked it right here.”  These are every car or dealership owner’s last words before they realize they may have become a victim of auto theft. Unfortunately, this misfortune is all too common, with vehicles reported stolen every 43.8 seconds in the U.S.  Despite preventative measures, theft is still an unfortunate reality of every-day life, a reality that...
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How to Prevent Keyless Car Theft: 5 Methods

September 8, 2021
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Today’s car thieves aren’t picking locks or breaking windows, they’ve become tech savvy just like the vehicles they steal.  When drivers traded their old-school keys for keyless entry fobs, many thought they were investing in a car invincible to theft. Much like the case with any new and emerging technology, they were wrong. This left vehicle owners wondering how to...
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Top 5 Worst Cities for Car Theft in the U.S.

July 6, 2021
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In the United States, a vehicle is stolen every 43.8 seconds. While the majority of cars are recovered due to the efforts of local law enforcement, individuals still face the emotional and psychological effects of experiencing theft. We’ve provided a list of the worst cities for car theft according to county and city as well as some safety tips to...
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