25% rise in vehicle theft reported

Despite vehicle security going high tech in recent years, Relay theft, signal blocking and key cloning continue to be the main methods of illegally obtaining vehicles.

New figures from the Office of National Statistics showed a 24.9% increase from 104,435 in 2022 to 130,389 in 2023
Using a physical steering wheel lock remains the best device that cannot be overcome by the technology used by gangs to steal cars.

Thefts from vehicles also showed a 10% increase
Keeping items hidden away, or not storing valuables in vehicles, may encourage the thief to move on to the next car, rather than attacking your own.

 26th May 2023