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Older Vehicles Stolen in Broad Daylight

Older Vehicles Stolen in Broad Daylight

Cambridge Today reports that car thieves are targeting older trucks and SUVs, often in broad daylight.  In this article, it says that normally newer high end vehicles are often stolen (SUVs, trucks and jeeps)  but now thieves have turned to older models.  With many of...

Baltimore aims to reduce car theft with anti-theft device giveaway 

Baltimore aims to reduce car theft with anti-theft device giveaway 

City leaders in Baltimore have gone to the extraordinary lengths of combatting vehicle crime by handing out anti-theft devices.  This giveaway attracted plenty of interest with many car owners turning up to claim their free wheel-lock.  Baltimore have had to deal with...

Scooter Stolen Whilst Driver Delivers Food

Scooter Stolen Whilst Driver Delivers Food

Many of us love a takeaway but it seems that the delivery drivers are now being targeted by thieves.  According to this Harrow Online article a scooter was brazenly taken from outside a block of flats in South Harrow whilst the driver was delivering food to the...

Mercedes Sprinter is the most stolen van in the UK 

Mercedes Sprinter is the most stolen van in the UK 

According to Fleet News, the Mercedes Sprinter is the most stolen van in the UK (based on their articled published in December 2023). Research conducted by Go Compare Van Insurance shows that 7.42 thefts for every 1,000 registered vans. 12 models were used in this...

Brazilian Theft-Resistant Electric Motorcycle

Brazilian Theft-Resistant Electric Motorcycle

Auper Incity Electric Motorcycle has been developed for the Brazilian market where many people rely on motorcyles for their daily transport but theft is rife, especially in Sao Paolo with a whopping 40,000 stolen each year.  Many end up in chop shops but Auper...

Mechanics Warn Motorists Over New Car Theft Method

Mechanics Warn Motorists Over New Car Theft Method

The Sun (U.S. edition) has reported a new car theft method and has urged motorists to call the police if they spot this happening or are a victim of it themselves.  Thieves have been wedging plastic bottles in the wheel arch so that when you drive backwards or...

New Laws Will Help Reduce Car Theft

New Laws Will Help Reduce Car Theft

The government recently announced plans "to make it a criminal offence to possess, make, modify, supply or import technology used to steal cars with a maximum jail sentence of five years."  This will include technology that intercepts keyless car fob signals (93% of...