Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. We have added graphics below that include tips and information on vehicle theft prevention, car safety and Catalytic Converter theft that you can download and share with your community on Neighbors.

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Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

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Sample message:
"With vehicle theft at its highest during the summer months, remember these 5 easy ways to reduce the possibility of your car being stolen.
(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)


Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention

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If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation where your vehicle has been stolen, follow these steps:
- Contact police immediately to file a stolen-vehicle report. You’ll need a copy of the police report and/or a case number to provide to your insurance company. 
-Contact your insurance company to file a claim within 24 hours of when you discovered your vehicle was stolen.
-If you find your vehicle before authorities do, contact the police and your insurance company immediately.”
(Source: United States Department of Transportation)


Reduce Your Risk

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Sample message:
"A thief can strip a car of its parts in under half an hour. Don’t be a victim: Always keep your vehicle doors and windows locked, and park in a well-lit area."
(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)


Prevent Vehicle Theft

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Sample message:
"A thief can strip a car of its parts in under half an hour. Don’t be a victim: Always keep your vehicle doors and windows locked, and park in a well-lit area."
(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)


4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

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Sample message:
"With vehicle theft at its highest during the summer months, remember these 4 easy ways to reduce the possibility of your car being stolen.
(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)


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Sample message:
"it's that time, #9PM routine! Remove valuables from your car.... keys, money, credit cards, firearms, iPads, tablets, etc. Lock your car. Double check it! Turn on your exterior lights. Activate alarms and security systems..


Quick Tips for Preventing Car TheftQuick_tips_for_preventing_car_theft.png

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Sample message:
"Don’t be a part of this statistic: Over 770,000 drivers fall victim to vehicle theft each year. It’s a good time to remind yourself of a few simple, yet important tips to prevent your car from being stolen." 
(Source: National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration)

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