WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
Did you know?
Premiums for comprehensive coverage pays for the theft of a motor vehicle.
Installation of anti-theft devices reduce the chance of auto-theft and qualifies for a reduction in the comprehensive insurance premium.
What you can do to help eliminate Auto Theft!
Lock your car—half of all vehicles stolen are left unlocked.
Take your keys—nearly 20% of all vehicles stolen have keys in them.
Park in well-lit areas—car theft occurs at night more than half the time.
Park in attended lots—car thieves don’t like witnesses.
Don’t leave valuables in plain view—they may invite thieves to break into your car.
Completely close your windows—don’t make it easy to gain access to your car.
Don’t hide a spare set of keys in the car—the pros know where to look.
Don’t keep your registration in your glove compartment. Thieves have just what they need if they steal your car. Keep it in your wallet.
MAKE IT HARDER ON THE THIEF
Park with your wheels turned to-ward the curb.
Always use your emergency brake when parking.
If you have a garage, use it.
If your vehicle is going to be un-attended for a long period of time, disable it; for example, remove the ignition fuse or coil wire.
Article Source Courtesy Michigan Millers Insurance Company
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