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Detroit is America's most dangerous city for drivers

Detroit is America's most dangerous city for drivers

This summer, many of us will take road trips, hitting the open highways, rolling down the windows, and letting the wind blow through our hair. That'll be a welcome change of pace from the bumper-to-bumper traffic and crowded parking lots we endure the rest of the year. No doubt about it, city... read more

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Thief Stealing a Car

Over 40% Of You Are Worried About Your Car Being Stolen Right Now

Between the Halloween B-movies filling cineplexes and "sexy Ebola" costumes littering the internet (real ones this time), the world's a scary place. But according to a recent... read more October 28, 2014 by


 
Thefts of 2013 model-year vehicles, January 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014. (via NICB)

Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado Are The Least-Recovered Stolen Vehicles In America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has just published a report on U.S. car thefts that may serve as a wake-up call to owners of older vehicles (and drivers of pickup... read more October 15, 2014 by


 
Thief Stealing a Car

And The Most-Stolen Vehicle In America Is...

In movies, car thieves often favor exotic, rare rides like Lamborghinis, Bugattis, and vintage Mustangs. But according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (and our own... read more August 19, 2014 by


 
2013 Ford Escape

NICB Reveals Most-Stolen SUVs In America: Ford Nabs Gold, Silver, And Bronze

Generally speaking, auto thieves gravitate toward cars, especially perennial targets like the Honda Accord and Civic. But as everyone knows, SUVs and crossovers are big... read more June 17, 2014 by


 
LoJack 2013 vehicle theft and recovery statistics

Honda, Toyota, Ford Remain Popular With Car Thieves, According to LoJack

LoJack -- the maker of security and recovery devices for cars -- has put together some statistics on auto theft in the U.S. They're not as thorough or as useful as stats from... read more May 19, 2014 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R (Euro spec) - Ice Driving

Like To Leave Your Car Running On Cold Mornings? You Could Be In For A Nasty Surprise

It's a chilly morning across much of America, and if you're one of the millions planning to hit the road, you may be tempted to zip outside, crank the engine, and let your... read more January 28, 2014 by


 
Subject ready for EEG recording (photo by Petter Kallioinen)

Forget Fingerprint Scanning: New Anti-Theft System Identifies Drivers' Brain Waves

It's hard out there for a thief -- and it's getting harder. Once upon a time, all the bad guys needed to do was find an unlocked vehicle. Now, they've got to fight their way... read more September 11, 2013 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class

The 10 Luxury Rides That Car Thieves Love

The Highway Loss Data Institute recently reported on the Ford F-250 pickup's popularity among car thieves. But as nice as the F-250 can be, the National Insurance Crime... read more July 31, 2013 by 1


 
Thief Stealing a Car

And The Most-Stolen Vehicle In America Is...

Summertime is busy season for car thieves. From July 4 through the end of August, baddies shift into high gear, nabbing vehicles left at home during long summer vacations and... read more July 10, 2013 by 0


 
NICB Hot Spots 2012

Car Thefts Are Rising, With California Leading The Way

After eight straight years of declines, vehicle thefts are on the rise in the U.S., not good news to car owners hoping to hold on to their vehicles. Thefts rose 1.3 percent... read more June 27, 2013 by 0


 
2011 Ford Escape

5 Crossovers & SUVs That Car Thieves Love

Crossovers and sport-utility vehicles are big business in the U.S. -- not just among shoppers, but also with car thieves. Could your ride be targeted next? The National... read more February 6, 2013 by 0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

New Year's Day Is The 2nd Most Popular For Car Thieves

Crime never takes a holiday. In fact, popular holidays can be a bonanza for bad guys (and gals), and one of their favorites is coming up tomorrow. According to the National... read more December 31, 2012 by 0


 
NICB's 2012 Hot Wheels list

Most-Stolen Car In The U.S.? 1994 Honda Accord...Again

The singling out of the 1994 Honda Accord as the most-stolen car in the United States last year isn’t exactly music to the ears of owners of the popular family car... read more August 21, 2012 by 0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

Four Things Car Thieves Love To See

Car theft is on the decline--and today, the chances that your vehicle will be stolen are lower than any time in the past 15 years. The FBI estimates that in 2010, some... read more July 18, 2012 by 0


 
car thief

Car Theft Season Shifts Into High Gear On July 4

Earlier today, we told you that July 4 is an especially deadly day for teen drivers. Well, we hope you're sitting down, because July 4 is also the start of the busy season... read more June 27, 2012 by 2


 

 
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