Top 10 Most Stolen Cars in TX Protect Yourself from Vehicle Theft
Imagine walking to your car only to find an empty spot and a bad feeling in the pit of your stomach. Over the last few years, there has been an increase in vehicle theft in Texas.
CAR THEFT STATISTICS
Although you can't predict if you will become the next victim, your chances could be drastically higher depending on what type of vehicle you drive, according to recent Texas auto theft trends.
SORRY TRUCK OWNERS, IT'S NOT LOOKING GOOD
Texas roads are full of trucks and unfortunately, if you own a truck in Texas, the statistics are not in your favor. Half of the most stolen vehicles in Texas were trucks, but it gets worse. Trucks held down the top 4 spots on the list.
4 TIPS TO PREVENT YOURSELF FROM BECOMING A VICTIM
Once every 40 seconds a vehicle is stolen in the United States. Prevent yourself from becoming a victim with these tips:
- USE COMMON SENSE IN SECURING YOUR VEHICLE: lock your car!
- USE A VISIBLE OR AUDIBLE ANTI-THEFT DEVICE: give them a scare with a loud car alarm.
- INSTAL A VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER: Install a kill switch.
- INVEST IN A GPS TRACKING SYSTEM: Track where your car is at all times to help authorities recover your vehicle.
NICB HOT WHEELS LIST
The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its "Hot Wheels List" revealing the Top 10 most frequently stolen cars in Texas. Check out the shocking list below and see if you need to start locking your car doors more.