Advisory For Crime Prevention
PREVENT VEHICLE THEFT
  • Don’t keep vehicles in your house compound without locking.
  • Two wheelers should be kept in the safe places after tying with a chain and lock.
  • When you park your vehicle in the parking area, ask somebody to keep an eye over it.
  • Never leave the vehicle door unlocked. Nor the windows partially open. Make sure that quarter glasses are properly secured.
  • Never leave the key dangling in the ignition.
  • Double-check all doors (including the boot) to ensure that they are properly secured.
  • Each registration number of your car on the rear & front window screens and windowpanes.
  • Do not leave valuables in your car even if it is locked.
  • Cut down on extra fittings, as these tempt prospective thieves.
  • Install a car alarm.
  • Never leave important documents in the glove box or boot.
  • Never identify your key ring with your name.
  • Do not offer a lift to anyone you do not know.
  • If someone needs assistance, stop some distance away and communicate through locked doors and partially opened window.
  • Always stay in the car with the engine running. Tell them you will send help.
  • In case of theft, immediately inform nearest police station, dial 100.

VEHICLE COMMON SENSE

Always

  • Close the windows and sunroof; lock the doors and activate any security devices when leaving your car unattended.
  • Park with care, particularly at night or if you are leaving the vehicle for a long time.
  • If possible, park in a busy, well-lit area.

Never

  • Leave cash, credit cards, chequebook, mobile phones, vehicle documents or other valuables in the car.
  • Never leave your keys in the car, even for a second - treat them as you would your cash and credit cards.

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