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by Elizabeth Green on Aug 09, 2013
Have you ever wondered if there are particular cars that are stolen more often than others? According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the most stolen vehicles in the nation in 2011 were:
Car thieves are targeting the easier to steal older models because car manufacturers are improving security features in newer models.
Certain cities have a higher likelihood of your car being stolen. According to Forbes.com, 8 of the top 10 cities for car theft are in California. Other metropolitan areas on the NICB Hot List are Detroit at number 15, Los Angeles at number 24, Denver at number 59 and Dallas at number 69. Surprisingly, New York City is number 220 and Boston is number 232.
According to NBC San Diego, car thieves look for certain items when breaking into vehicles. The most popular items that thieves look to steal are:
To improve the security of your car, check for the following when parking your car:
Always keep your doors locked and stay safe.
For more information about protecting yourself from auto theft, visit the NICB’s website at www.nicb.org.
Bio: Elizabeth Green utilizes her communications and business degrees from the University of Alabama to blog as part of the Premiere Agency Network Digital Marketing Team. Premiere is a Network of Independent Insurance Agencies in the Southeast U.S. www.premiereagencynetwork.com
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