Buying a Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lexus, BMW, Audi or any type of luxury vehicle brand
is a dream not only for the big boys but some for the ladies who want to show off their own rides too. But the gents and the ladies aren't the only ones who have a taste for fine steering wheels. Car burglars are always on the prowl, searching for that sweet ride that they could resell it for a cash. Don’t be like the rest of those who have succumbed to the wily ways of thieves. Exercise these vehicular safety tips and you won’t have to worry about car theft ever again.
Keep Your Door Locked
Even the sanest people tend to forget the simplest of things and this includes locking their vehicle’s doors. When you are in a hurry to attend an important meeting, you should still take the time to check that doors are shut tight and to never forget to bring the keys with you. Leaving the keys inside the automobile where a thief has a full view of it could easily attract one to commit a crime. All one has to do is get a hard object, break the window, and there goes your most prized possession off with an unknown stranger.
Invest in Car Alarms and Safety Devices
Technology could be your best friend if you have a four-wheel ride. Since you can’t keep your eyes glued to it all the time, you should at least buy an alarm that would give it its own brain just in case a thief tries to do something undesirable when you are away. There are many different kinds of alarms available now. Some of these are now ultra-sophisticated and can detect human presence through motion sensors. With an alarm installed, you know that someone is sure to notice when your baby is wailing even from several meters away. Other protective devices include warning stickers, a car hand break gear lock and car wheel locks.
Keep Valuables with You
It can be tempting to just leave your MacBook or Hermes bag inside your wheels especially if you will only be grabbing a bite at your favorite cafe. But while you are out there sipping that latte, the thief in the parking lot just decided he just cannot leave without your valuables in tow. Even if your automobile is not the sporty type that everybody is salivating to have, thieves aren't only interested in rides but also have their eyes locked on portable pricey goods. So even if you do have to exert extra effort to carry the added weight, always bring your valuables with you.
Even with safety devices like alarms, car burglary is still considered a problem even in more developed countries like US, Canada and Australia. Take note that owning a high-end automotive makes you a possible target to crooks hence you are expected to be more vigilant with its ownership. While an alarm may help keep criminals at bay to some extent, remember that there are now more brazen thieves out there who are not afraid to fire a gun for the sake of a hot ride. A pricey vehicle is tied with a greater responsibility to safeguard it and of course, to think of one’s own safety. As an added protection, getting an auto insurance
could have you covered in unprecedented events like burglary.
Submitted by : This article is contributed by Justin, who is lead content curator for Buy Parts as well as a couple of other truck related blogs. He mostly spends his time selling vehicle parts and looking for super chargers. He also enjoys weight lifting, cheesy photos and time with his family.