Want to keep your car from thieves? Don’t worry about them hacking into it, worry about leaving your keys in the car. A new study shows more and more folks are losing their cars to opportunistic crooks.
In 2015, a car was reported stolen every 45 seconds, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). However, one out of every eight, or every 6:30, were due to the driver leaving the keys in the car.
It’s a growing problem according to the latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The 57,096 thefts in 2015 were a 22% increase over the previous year. During the past three years, it has grown 31%. (more…)