Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Don't Make It Easy for
a Thief To Steal Your Wheels
One vehicle is stolen every 20
seconds in the United States. Stolen cars, vans, trucks, and motorcycles
cost victims time and money - and increase everyone's insurance
premiums. They're also often used to commit other crimes. Don't become a
victim of this serious crime.
The Basic Prevention Policy
Never leave your keys in the car or
Always lock your car, even if it's
in front of your home.
Copy your tag number and vehicle
identification number (VIN) on a card and keep them with your driver's
license. Keep the registration with you, not in the car.
Keep the keys to your home and car
Keep your car in good running
condition. Make sure there's enough gas to get there and back.
Avoid parking in isolated areas with
little foot or auto traffic. Be especially alert in unstaffed lots and
enclosed parking garages.
If you think someone is following
you, drive to the nearest police or fire station, open service
station, or other open business to get help.
Don't pick up hitchhikers. Don't
If you often drive at night, or
alone, consider a CB radio or cellular phone to make it easier to
summon help in a emergency.