Useful methods to prevent car theft

Among one of the major concerns of people living in a big city is finding the right place to park your vehicle. Everyone wants to be their car safe when they are not around. If your park your car at the street then pulling hand brakes or locking all the doors is not enough to prevent your car from stolen. You need to think deeply about how to protect your car from thieves. We have listed own some useful tips for you that will help you to keep your car safe.  

In this blog post, you will learn

  • How to prevent car theft
  • How to report your stolen car

Let’s discuss these points in detail.

Useful tips to keep your car safe from thieves

If you want to protect your car from thieves, keep in mind some of the following useful tips:

  • Park with appropriate lighting
  • Never leave the engine running
  • Never leave the keys in the car unattended
  • Make sure to take away all the valuables
  • Ensure your car’s security

Park with appropriate lighting

One of the best ways to protect your vehicle or car from thieves is to park in the area with the proper lighting. It is recommended to park your car near your home but if the streets near your home remain dark & quiet at night then it is dangerous to park the car at night. If you do not have any other option, it is recommended to install a bright outdoor light like the LED lights available in the market. Parking a car in a well-lit surrounding will not only help in theft prevention but also help to deter criminals.

Make sure your neighbors also feel comfortable with it or if they also park their vehicles outside then it would be a great idea. Make sure your outdoor lighting arrangements are up to the mark.      

Never leave the engine running

Never leave your engine running; even if you are away from your vehicle for a few moments. Leaving your engine on will not only pose mechanical hazards but also make your vehicle prone to car theft. The biggest mistake that most of the people made are to leave the car engine running when their kids are in the car. Please, take your children with you even if you are going out for a few minutes.

Another reason for people’s leaving the car with the engine running is to maintain the car’s inside temperature. However, bearing extreme temperatures for a few minutes is better than losing the car once and for all. So, please never leave the engine of the car running when going out.    

Never leave the keys in the car unattended

Make sure to pay extra attention when dealing with the car keys. One of the best ways to prevent car theft is to keep the cars key with you all the time. If you are going out, don’t leave the car keys inside the car ignition switch. Because of the latest technology, most of the cars come equipped with anti-car theft technology. Which means one can’t turn the engine on without the keys.

So leaving the car keys in the ignition switch is like an open invitation for car thieves. One should keep this point in mind at all costs. Now, even they are many mobile applications that support anti-theft car technology & allow you to track your car key with the help of your smartphone. This is how you can never lose your car keys and the chances of car theft decrease.

Pro Tip: if you have a spare car key, never give it to someone but if necessary do not forget to take the keys back as soon as possible.      

Make sure to take away all the valuables

People usually throw the extra stuff on the backseat of the car while driving. That extra stuff may contain valuables like wallet, laptop, mobile devices, or purse. Make sure you collect your stuff from the back seat when leaving the car. One of the best tips to keep your car from getting stolen is not to leave the valuables in the car when heading out because these valuables always attract carjackers or thieves.

Ensure your car’s security

There are many ways to keep your vehicle security. For example: installing anti-theft car apps & other digital security tools in your model cars. All these modern tools help you in keeping your vehicle safe.

However, you can install a steering wheel lock if your vehicles do not have the latest functions or you want to be extra careful to keep your vehicle from getting stolen. It can be very tough & make it hard for thieves’ to make any attempt for car theft.

How to report your stolen car in Pakistan through CPLC

Follow the following mentioned steps. Step by step if you want to report the stolen through CPLC in Pakistan:

  • Get in touch with Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) 24/7 helpline on 021-35682222 & 021-35662222 or visit to your nearest CPLC office to complain of your stole or snatched vehicle.
  • The most useful tip of how to report your stolen car through CPLC is by providing initial information about the vehicle such as vehicle registration number, model, color & place of incident.
  • Also, inform the police via the emergency number that is 15
  • CPLC & the police for further coordination to track down your car
  • Once the verification is completed, the data of the stolen car is entered into the CPLC Database. That is how the report of your stolen car is being further processed.

Note: All the above-mentioned information has been taken from the Citizen Police Liaison Committee’s (CPLC’s) official website.

Looking for a Recommendation for car showrooms?

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Above we mentioned some useful tips to prevent car theft in Pakistan. If you know other tips than these, please feel free to share us via comment section & if you have any experience with CPLC regarding your vehicle theft, please share your experiences & process of complaint lodging with us via the comments section below so that others can get ab idea of how it works. If you have any queries related to the article or website feel free to ask us in the comments section below. Your feedback means a lot to use & it will also help us in improving our blog. For more updates stay tuned to the Izloo.com.pk/blog  Good luck

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