Our Car Safety Tips

Whether you are a new or experienced driver there are several things you can do to keep your care safe, as for most of us it is our home on wheels while traveling, we store things in it, sometimes hide our valuables, and even get the car the right maintenance to keep them extra safe. The steering wheel and gearstick locks are also useful in preventing theft. Even though most cars are solid with an alarm as standard, owners of older cars can get an alarm professionally fitted to help secure the car. As a result, it’s cheaper for car insurance. Read these 7 tips to help you keep your car protected and everything in it while traveling.

  • Load and hide your stuff before you leave home, rather than when you reach your destination. The best approach is to put your belongings in the trunk or another safe compartment at the beginning of your trip.
  • Choose your parking space cleverly. When your car is out of sight, it is unprotected.
  • When you park on the street, park insight of a busy store or hotel entrance, under a street light or near a busy corner.
  • Parkin parking garage. Although that does not mean that you are invulnerable.
  • Self-park when you can so you don’t have any un-known people driving your car and snooping through it while you are away.
  • Always try to park trunk out. The point of parking trunk out into the lot aisle is for most people to see anyone trying to break in. don’t give thieves the opportunity to use your car as a cover.
  • Check to make sure your valuables are still in place when you return to your car so that if you have any suspicions you will want to make sure nothing was stolen before you pull out of the parking.

By following these easy steps you help yourself feel more safely secured with no worries. Around 70 percent of modern-day car thefts involve the use of the key to keep them safe when at home or going about your daily business. Your car is less likely to be stolen if you park in your garage or driveway, so if you have one, use it.

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