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Car Security guide

Car owners guide to: Car Security We all still have to deal with the threat of having our car stolen or broken in to, but things are much better than back in the early 1990s when car crime, including car theft and so-called joyriding, was a number one target for government action. Initiatives were put into place to make people more aware of how to protect their vehicle and its belongings, and government pressure on the British insurance industry and car manufacturers led to a vast improvement in the quality and effectiveness of automotive security measures. After media coverage showed just how easy it was to break into the average vehicle, in many cases using little more than a bent coat hanger to pull up the internal door lock button, the automotive and insurance industries responded by the setting up of not only guidelines but strict testing procedures to assess and improve the level of vehicle security. This covered both vehicle design (no more easy-lift door buttons!) and activ