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

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 Gallup poll, ghouls and goblins aren't what's keeping most of you up at night. Car theft, on the other hand? That's a... read more

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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


 
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


 
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


 
Gas pump

Want To Steal Gas In Public? You Might Get Away With It

Long before gas prices climbed into $3 territory, stealing the stuff has been going on. With older cars, the process was fairly straightforward: drop one end of a hose into... read more June 25, 2012 by  1


 
Stealing a car

Don't Be A Statistic: 6 Tips To Prevent Car Theft

Worried about car theft? Well, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that auto theft continues to be a major problem. According to the most recent FBI data, 737,142... read more May 22, 2012 by  2


 
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


 
2009 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry, Audi S8: Top Targets For Car Theft

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released new data on U.S. car theft, and the statistics aren't especially surprising. According to the report, more... read more November 4, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Cadillac Escalade EXT

Cadillac Escalade: A Magnet For Thieves, Report Insurers

The Cadillac Escalade is perhaps a little too successful in its mission of flaunting wealth. Cadillac's big SUV is a magnet for thieves; it has ten times the overall theft... read more August 25, 2011 by  0


 
Car thief

Vehicle Thefts In The U.S. Hit Lowest Levels Since 1967: Video

The future ain't what it used to be -- and neither is car theft. In fact, vehicle theft has been on the decline for the past seven years, and in 2010 it hit rates that... read more June 22, 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


 
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