Vehicle Security

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  • Always check your vehicle's exterior and interior before getting in.
  • Keep your vehicle locked at all times even while driving.
  • Don't pick up hitchhikers or strangers.
  • Never leave your keys in your vehicle or leave it running while unattended, even if you are just going to be away for a minute.
  • Know your license plate number.
  • If you have a car alarm, use it.
  • If your vehicle is equipped with a remote start button, use it.
  • Avoid parking your vehicle on the street at night if possible.
  • Don't leave valuables such as purses, briefcases, laptops, and cell phones in the passenger compartment overnight or when vehicle is unoccupied for long periods of time.
  • Wear your seat belt always.
  • Keep your vehicle in good working order and the fuel tank at least half full.
  • Make sure your spare tire is inflated and the jack is in working order.
  • Keep a flashlight, tools, jumper cables, fire extinguisher, and a first aid kit in your vehicle.