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Auto Theft Prevention

How do I prevent my car from being stolen? 

1.  Never leave your vehicle unsecured.

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Always lock your vehicle and take your keys

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Never leave your vehicle running and unattended

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Approximately 20% of vehicles stolen have the keys in them

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Approximately 50% of vehicles stolen have the doors unlocked

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It is illegal and carries a $200.00 fine

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Section 545.404 Texas Transportation Code
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An operator may not leave the vehicle unattended without

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stopping the engine;

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locking the ignition;

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removing the key from the ignition

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setting the parking brake effectively; and

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if standing on a grade, turning the front wheels to the curb or the side of the highway.                               

2.  Always park in well-lighted area.

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Criminals hate light

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Silhouettes are almost impossible to identify

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Be familiar with your surroundings

3.  Keep all valuables and packages out of sight.

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These items will often encourage auto thieves

4.  Use auto theft deterrents.

These will often discourage auto thieves or will increase their chances of getting caught during the act

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Alarms (should have)

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Built in kill switch

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Lifetime warranty

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Buy from a reputable dealer

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Factory installed computer chips / keys

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Vin Etching

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Mylar Parts Stickers

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P.O.P. Program

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Satellite Tracking Systems                

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Steering wheel / column devices

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The Club

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Lock Jaw

                                                                          

Auto Theft Prevention Campaign from the Texas Auto Burglary & Theft Prevention Authority.

                                                           

                                                                    

You Hold the Key Television Commercial [:30, English]         You Hold the Key Television Commercial [:30, English]

 

                            

Protect It. It's Yours (YouTube video)

                                                            

 

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