Simple tips to protect your vehicle

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — July is Auto Theft Prevention Month and Bakersfield has been listed as the city with the highest rate of auto thefts in the country, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

Each year, AAA reports that more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen nationwide, with more than 180,000 in the state of California.

Industry watchers warn that thieves are constantly devising new and sophisticated means to steal cars with tactics that include acquiring smart keys, which remove the wiring to steal cars, changing vehicle identification numbers and using stolen identities. to secure loans for expensive vehicles.

To help prevent vehicle theft, remember to always lock your vehicle with all windows closed, use anti-theft devices, lock all valuables, park your vehicle at night in a well-lit area, and never leave your keys in the vehicle .

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