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Petition to Reinstate Operation YellowFin to Tackle Motorbike Theft

Petition to Reinstate Operation YellowFin to Tackle Motorbike Theft

Visordown recently ran a news story "Motorcycle Theft Targeted by Petition Calling for More Police Action" in which Xander James launched a Change.org petition calling for tougher sentences and to make Operation Yellowfin permanent.  So what was the catalyst for this...

Thanet Police Share Motorbike Safety Advice

Thanet Police Share Motorbike Safety Advice

We are always saddened to hear that someone has had their vehicle stolen.  Equally we are always delighted to hear when an owner is reunited with their stolen property.  In this Isle of Thanet News article, we were pleased to see that two were arrested in Broadstairs...

iPhone Tracks Stolen Vehicle With Baby Inside

iPhone Tracks Stolen Vehicle With Baby Inside

6abc.com recently shared a horrifying article in which a mother's SUV was stolen whilst her baby was still inside it.  Thank goodness the lady's iPhone was inside the vehicle too and the Police were able to use the tracking function to locate the vehicle and baby,...

6 Types Of Keyless Car Theft And What To Do About It

6 Types Of Keyless Car Theft And What To Do About It

Let's remind ourselves about keyless car theft, there are 6 types: 1) Signal relaying 2) Signal jamming 3) Key programming 4) Close range testing 5) Code grabbing 6) App hacking   Sounds a nightmare, right? Never fear as there are ways to beat the keyless vehicle...

Man Poses With Stolen Motorbike on Instagram

Man Poses With Stolen Motorbike on Instagram

We sometimes wonders what runs through people's heads, especially when it comes to vehicle theft.  However the prize for "Not the Sharpest Tool in the Box" goes to the gentleman in this article: Cork Man Caught After Appearing in Instagram Video Posing on Stolen...

More Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Safe

More Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Safe

We are always sharing tips on how to keep your vehicle safe.  We thought we'd update you with a few more since technology and those wily thieves are always getting cleverer.  In Kelley Blue Brook's article Car Theft: Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Safe they say that...

Are You a Van Owner in Greater London? Watch Out for Van Theft!

Are You a Van Owner in Greater London? Watch Out for Van Theft!

Compare the Market recently revealed that as many as 20,000 vans could be stolen by 2030, as many as 3,827 in Greater London.  So if you are a van owner within the M25 then are you a little nervous reading these statistics? Owners of Mercedes Sprinters or Ford...

Pick Up Trucks Popular with American Thieves

Pick Up Trucks Popular with American Thieves

According to American website The Street,  pick up trucks are firm favourites with US car thieves.  In a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, passenger vehicle thefts increased by 8% from 2020 to 2021.  Moreover, General Motors reported that Chevrolet and...