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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


 
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


 

 
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