HAGLEY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION



 

There has been an increase of attempted and key-less car thefts.

Have you got a key-less car? A key-less car, allows you to enter your vehicle without having to physically put a key into a lock. If you have a fob to enter your vehicle, you mostly likely will have a key-less car. The fob will use a signal which is coded, each code is unique to your vehicle.

How are key-less cars being stolen? Via a device which can intercept the signal from your key-less fob. How to prevent a key-less car theft?

Purchase a Faraday pouch. These pouches will block your signal being intercepted. You will need to have two pouches, one for your main key and one for your spare. Purchase a full steering wheel lock, this will act as a deterrent. As it is an additional barrier. Purchasing blocking posts for your driveway. Consider purchasing a tracker for your vehicle. Make sure you lock your vehicle and remove all valuables from the vehicle, when left unattended.

IF YOU NOTICE ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE VIA 999 IN
AN EMERGENCY AND 101 FOR A NON EMERGENCY