Not worried about your car getting broken in to? Think that because you have an alarm, the items in your car are safe? That’s not necessarily true. Each year, over $1.25 BILLION in personal items and accessories are stolen from vehicles in almost 2 million thefts. And that only covers the actual break-ins–experts estimate that for every theft, there are several break-ins and break-in attempts.
But, if you keep some self-awareness and try these common-sense tips from BMR Insurance, you’ll have less chance of being part of that statistic.
1. Lock your doors: Yeah, no kidding, you say. But law enforcement agencies report that up to one quarter of vehicle thefts are from unlocked cars–don’t think that just popping in to the store for a pack of gum or snack isn’t enough time for a theft to happen. That gives those just hanging around for an easy target their perfect opportunity…so lock up! Continue Reading →