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

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 trucks). READ: Volkswagen, Audi Top Other Brands In 2014 Total Value Index The report focused on 2013 model-year vehicles stolen... read more

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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


 
2008 Ford Super Duty F-250 XL

Pickup Truck Tailgates: Easy To Steal, And Thefts On The Rise

Coming back to the truck after a game at the stadium or following a night out with friends, it can come as quite a shock to realize that thieves have made off with your... read more February 9, 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


 
A car rendered inoperable by Hurricane Sandy

Many Cars Damaged By Hurricane Sandy Heading To The Crusher

After Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, shoppers reported finding flood-damaged vehicles in used car lots across the U.S. Today, government officials and watchdog groups are... read more December 11, 2012 by  1


 
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


 
NICB - 2011 Hot Spots

California Has Seven Of 10 Car Theft Hot Spots: NICB

Vehicle thefts continued to decline for the eighth consecutive year, with preliminary FBI estimates of 2011 vehicle thefts showing a 3.3-percent drop from the year before... read more June 20, 2012 by  0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

6 Ways To Protect Yourself From Car Thieves This Holiday Season

The holidays, as we all know, are for sharing. But what we might not have picked up from all those Christmas specials on TV is that the holidays are also for stealing --... read more December 12, 2011 by  1


 
Car thief

Vehicle Theft Down But California Has 8 Of Top 10 Hot Spots, Report

The good news is that vehicle theft is down for the seventh consecutive year. The bad news – if you live in California – is that the state holds an unenviable... read more June 21, 2011 by  0


 
Screenshot from YouTube video "New GTR R35 crashes following Evo IX MR"

Staged Accidents And Scams: How To Spot Insurance Fraud

If you're in an accident and there's something a little odd about either the incident itself or what happens in the days and weeks following, you might be right to think that... read more April 22, 2011 by  3


 
Parking lot

How To Protect Your Car From Thieves

Anyone who has returned to where they know they parked their car only to find it’s been stolen knows the sinking feeling. “If only I’d followed my instincts... read more April 10, 2011 by  0


 
1997 Honda Accord Cpe LX

Hot Wheels: Older Civic, Newer Corolla Among Top Theft Targets

Don't ever think that what you're driving is too plain or unattractive to be the target of thieves. Its ubiquity might actually make it a more likely target. That's one of... read more September 20, 2010 by  0


 
Parking lot

Hands Off, Crooks: Tips To Keep Car Thieves At Bay

The National Insurance Crime Bureau says that once every 20 seconds in the United States a vehicle is stolen — and that theft from vehicles occurs far more often than... read more September 17, 2010 by  0


 
car on fire

Insurance Fraud Up Again: Inflated Bills, Staged Accidents Rampant

Smashed windshields, staged accidents, and suspicious fender-benders and vehicle fires might remain relatively common tactics for deceiving insurance companies—and might be... read more August 11, 2010 by  0


 
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