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,
VEHICLE COMMON SENSE
- 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.
- 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.